Words by Kinah Praise R. Baguan; photos courtesy of Modeka Creative Space These strange years made us realize that pandemic had no geographical borders and cultural divide. It changes our perspective about life and death, radically disrupts the structure and cohesion of societies without warning, and somehow alters the way humans interact among themselves and…
Toym Imao commemorates the first year of pandemic with his newest art installation at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) “Whispering Flower Beds”, an homage to the Herculean fight against the virus.
Sid Natividad paints water in hyperrealistic detail as a meditation on the persisting and ultimately fragile nature of life.
Nika Dizon uses her penchant for surrealism to create colorful and imaginative artworks that entertains darker ideas.
2021 may have witnessed a different kind of National Arts Month celebration. Without the usual physical fanfare like Art Fair Philippines, Art in the Park staying online, and galleries trying their best to celebrate through their own exhibitions and programs, one artist chose to honor the arts in a grand way – with a massive…
Foreign and Local Artists Unite at the third edition of ICAF: International Contemporary Art Fest 2021
On exhibit at the Shangri-la Plaza East Wing, Mid-level Atrium from February 13 to 21, ICAF is a visual banquet of works by 27 artists of 14 countries, in equal footing and sensibility.
Shang is celebrating National Arts Month with three major exhibits this February
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If you pass by the University of the Philippines, Diliman you’ll notice an ongoing construction in front of its iconic Oblation statue. The installation, entitled Barikada, is a massive assemblage by U.P. Professor Toym Imao. The structure is made with “Repurposed materials such as condemned UPD furniture, bamboo from last year’s lighting and items from…
The new integrated S.E.A. Focus to nurture appreciation of the region’s art with a curated onsite experience, insider tours and virtual travels to international art spaces, and expert discourse in its third edition.