Manila Notes from Tokyo

The cast of Manila Notes with playwrights Rody Vera, Prof. Oriza Hirata, and Japan Foundation Manila Director Hiroaki Uesugi Text and Photos by Marz Aglipay The introduction of Manila Notes comes with much gusto from its cast of seasoned actors and actresses promising that it will be a production that will be remembered by Filipino…

A Safe, Well-lighted Space

Inside Kidlat's studio. Photo by Nikki Valenzuela In observance of World Mental health day (10 October), contributing writer Nikki Valenzuela pays the Cebu based artist Kidlat, a studio visit to discuss the mental respite a studio provides. ​It was the year 1988 when Basquiat was pronounced dead on arrival, his autopsy report stating “acute mixed drug intoxication” as cause of…

One Spin-cycle

Short exhibition text tucked inside an old dictionary by the house's entrance Text and photos by Marz Aglipay Impressions on the one-night-only group exhibition “Spin-Cycle”. Away from the typical white-cube setting a group exhibition, Spin-cycle was held in an intimate space — a house inside Magallanes Village. The unusual affair drew curious guests to wander…

To Cast a Shadow

Text and photos by ​By Ma. Franchesca F. Lesaca 1111 ends her first solo art show, Shadow Work, after a month-long exhibit at Kanto Artist-Run Space on 13 July 2018. 1111, a self-professed polymath, does many different forms of art. She delights in dancing, enjoys performing arts, explores poetry, adores music, and of course, loves drawing. 1111 is a…

Into the Wild

By Sunshine Selga Funa Christina Dy’s works flourish in this gallery-turned-boutique hotel. Push through the doors of Space Encounters Gallery, and you might wonder if you made the wrong turn. Suddenly, you’re no longer in a gallery (not that Space Encounters is your run-of-the-mill gallery, to begin with); instead, you’re transported to a boutique hotel awash in deep…

A Dip Into the Art World

Art+ Magazine accommodated its first batch of senior high students who spent a week at the office to be exposed to the workings of the magazine. Our interns Andrea Neri and Carlene Lee share their experience from their art immersion trip. Text and photos by Andrea Neri and Carlene Lee Unknown Artist San Francisco Artwork Details:…