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Negrense Artists Show How “ArtHeals”

Text by Art+ Staff Negrense artists are pitching in to help the community get by the COVID-19 Crisis through “ArtHeals”, an online fundraising exhibition. Some of the artists who donated their works to this exhibit include: Susanito Sarnate, R.A. Tijing, Erika Mayo, Anna May Lacson, Alice Lee, Elwah Gonzalez, Red Santillan, Charlie Co, Angela Silva,…

Petting During a Crisis of Touch

Text by James Tana In a group exhibit about pets, the participating artists examine the act petting as a gesture suggestive of the feeling of longing for intimate connections during a crisis of touch. “Pet Porno” exhibition introduces petting as a privilege and, somehow, becomes indicative of the economics and currencies that the act entails,…

A Virtual Tour of Fundacion Sansó

Text by Art+ Staff Fundacion Sansó offers a virtual tour of their space. Seen in this video is the exhibit “Sanso at 90” which chronicles the works of Juvenal Sansó organized per decade since the 1950s. To make this virtual tour possible the museum enlisted artist Gerecho Iniel to shoot 360-degree videos of the museum’s…

Jonathan Joven’s “Splace”

Jonathan Joven's Splace installation view Making Place in a Space, Drawing Up Space in a Place Text by Kaye O’Yek; Images courtesy of Art Verite Gallery. In Splace, Jonathan Joven’s eighth solo exhibition, he furthers his scrutiny of dwelling and making space by situating elements associated with labor and cultural markers into unexpected places. His…

Creative Solutions From Fab Labs

Makers from Fablab communities are stepping up and offering solutions in the fight against COVID-19. Text by Art+ Staff Digital Fabrication Laboratories or “Fablabs” for short, are workshops where makers and innovators can potentially make almost anything. These workshops usually have digital manufacturing machines such as 3D printers, laser engravers, or cutting equipment which differ…

Artists respond to COVID-19 Crisis

Compiled by Art+ Staff The COVID-19 crisis, presently managed through enhanced community quarantines, has caused cancellations of several art events around Metro Manila making it a challenge for artist and cultural workers to continue their work in public venues. In spite of this, artists continue to work from their homes and studios. We look at…

Films You Can Watch During the Lockdown

Still from "That Thing Called Tadhana" (2015) At the height of the NCOV-19 pandemic, community lockdowns were set in place to discourage public gatherings which include the cancellation of film screenings and theater events. As a result, people have used this time to get back to their their list of readings and to-watch done in…