Old Manila Reimagined

Dominic Rubio illustrates the timelessness of traditional Filipino culture through his art. By Mara Fabella Dominic Rubio is a man with a taste for the past. As an artist, he recreates the elegant culture of the traditional Filipino way of life. His paintings and sculptures depict the Filipinos of Old Manila—men donning the stately barong…

Glimpse of the Ethereal

Mirror in the Sky (2020); 48×60 in; oil and gold leaf on canvas Evoking light and graceful movement, Katrina Cuenca’s works tap into our poetic imagination. By Gwen Bautista; Photos by Xander Angeles; Make-up by Bettina Lim Inside the bustling and busy streets of the New Manila district, a high-rise condominium complex sits quietly on…