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…

Finding the Value of Pictures

Essay and photo by Jeckree Mission | Opinion | Art+ Online exclusive In my grandparents’ fairly new home in Batangas hangs a sepia-toned photograph mounted on a wooden block. As an 8R print, it is quite small to notice yet it is the only photograph on display, lost to the oddly partnered stiff wooden couch, cold white tiles,…