Petting During a Crisis of Touch

Text by James Tana In a group exhibit about pets, the participating artists examine the act petting as a gesture suggestive of the feeling of longing for intimate connections during a crisis of touch. “Pet Porno” exhibition introduces petting as a privilege and, somehow, becomes indicative of the economics and currencies that the act entails,…

Would you dip in the sawsawan, too? Kamias Triennal’s third iteration

#turtle_kin_in-kind by FASTWÜRMS (2020) Texts and images by Alain Zedrick Camiling February 7, 2020, Kamias Special Projects (KSP) launched the 3rd Kamias Triennale marking its two-week run in various places in Quezon City. Supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, this third iteration’s concept revolves around cooking and eating with the title “Sawsawan: Conversations…