Béton Brut: Life in the concrete places

Text and photos by Ma. Leriecka Endico ​In a busy city of sleepless people, we often tend to ignore the simplest growth of life amidst the concrete jungle. On that note, Jeffrey Jay Jarin presented an exhibit of unabridged reality of co-existence between man-made structures and organisms over the weekend at Art Underground gallery. Inspired by the Brutalist…

​Welcome to the Third World Carnival

Contributing writer Marz Aglipay interviews Can Yavuz of Yavuz Gallery, a Singapore-based gallery that exhibited Max Balatbat and Winner Jumalon at Art Stage Singapore. ​At this year’s Art Stage Singapore, Yavuz Gallery opted to present a solo exhibition by Max Balatbat and a large-scale work by Winner Jumalon. It shows a growing regard for Balatbat and Jumalon—two Filipino artists…

Is Jumalon Makes Her Mark

Is Jumalon "Whose world is it anyway? I and II", mixed media on paper, 5.75 in x 67.3 in. Text and photos by Maia San Diego ​When you hear the name “Is Jumalon”, you would probably think, “She must belong to the family of artists.” In fact, she does. “It’s a nice kind of hell,”…

Shrine of Sound

Drone Progression set up Text and photos by by Sheryl Quiambao Philippine sound art is at its baseline stage – but it’s worth listening to. It was like getting into a laboratory. The place you see in movies where the walls are white and quaint objects making unfamiliar sounds. The exhibition notes stated that the show…