Great East Asia
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4 May 2006 in Toyama
Mideo M.Cruz (Philippines)

"The Hoax Cruzader Series"















Mideo M.Cruz
www.mideo.tk

www.newworlddisorder.tk
Born in Phillipines 1973

Selected Activities
2006
"Future of Imagination 3" Singapore
"Satu Kali" Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
"Banquet" Cultural Center of the Philippines
2005
"Hong Kong on the Move" Hong Kong
"Southeast Asian Performance Art Conference" Bangkok Thailand
"Philippine International Performance Art Festival" Manila Philippines
"Taiwan International Performance Art Live" Taipei, Taiwan
"Santong Pinagpasasaan" Kulay Diwa Art Galleries Philippines
2004
"Identities versus Globalization" Changmai/Bangkok Thailand, Berlin Germany
"Asiatopia 6 Bangkok/Changmai" Thailand
"On this site" Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre Ontario Canada
"7a*11d International Festival" Toronto Canada
"Laokoon International Festival" Kampnagel Hamburg Germany
"The Future of Performance Art Project" Multimedial Art Studio & MAS Gallery, Odzaci, Serbia
"Wed Action #4" Jogyakarta Indonesia
"2nd International Association of Performance Art Organizer Conference" Bandung Indonesia
"Sungdu-an" Cultural Center of the Philippines
2003
"Asiatopia 5 Bangkok/Changmai" Thailand
"13 Artists Awards" Cultural Center of the Philippines
"Densities" Cultural Center of the Philippines 2003
2002
"Dog show" SBW Quezon City Philippines
"Peace Show" Kentler Gallery New York USA
"Hardware1&2" UP Vargas Museum Philippines
"One-Day Performance Art Festival" Korea
"Guimcheon International Performance Art Festival" Korea
"Nippon International Performance Art Festival" Japan
"Philippine International Performance Art Festival" Manila Philippines

Mideo M. Cruz is an active cross disciplinary artist-organizer in Southeast Asia. He initiated the art collective -UGAT Lahi in the 90fs. He dubbed as a gcentral to the revival of performance art in Manilah as articulated by the editors of Transit Art Journal. Presently, he is preoccupied with the international artistsf network new world disorder and frequently invited for his ingenious actions around the globe. He is a recipient of the 2003 Cultural Center of the Philippines thirteen artists award.

by Jose Tence Ruiz
Notions of self as nation are currently besieged, their inner gut work sucked out by a voracious globalist zeitgeist funded by large late capital. To cite a potential contribution to one's national culture would have to be determinedly conceited on mine or Mideo's part, but, if one might be able to determine such a lofty yet necessarily foundational category, then one would have to support those who have been consistent, bold and willing to sustain its thankless, uphill climb, for all that takes. Mideo Cruz has so far shown himself to be equal to this. The? nationalist project of Social Realism in the Philippines, which began in 1975, has found, after the co-opted faltering of Salingpusa and untimely implosion of Sanggawa, an appropriate bridge into the 21st century's vast, bewildering and fractured terrain in Mideo Cruz and his collective, the new world disorder.

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