INSIDE THE FIREWALL : A Conversation on the Kiln

Ginoe's "Citizen Series" arranged on the wall opposite his "Imperial Toolbox Series." The artist says he deliberately had these portraits of Filipino-Chinese youth face the guns head on with a calm, almost unaffected demeanor. Text by Alexandria Mesias “That’s what they did during the Japanese occupation.” my grandmother says, “They were our gardeners, carpenters, craftsmen.…