Proto/Para: Curatorial Development Exhibition at the Vargas Museum

Text and poster courtesy of The Japan Foundation, Manila The exhibition pursues the goals of the 2020 iteration of the Curatorial Development Workshop supported by the Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) and the Philippine Contemporary Art Network (PCAN). Like the workshop, which began in 2010, the exhibition seeks to reflect on the relationship between the social…

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,”…