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The Japan Foundation Asia Center and the Vargas Museum are pleased to announce "Almost There," an exhibition at the University of the Philippines’ Jorge B. Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center, co-curated by Patrick D. Flores (Vargas Museum) and Kyongfa Che (Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo).
In celebration of the National Arts Month, Ayala Land Inc. gives you a chance to experience not only Art Fair Philippines 2017, but also an exclusive premier and an outdoor art exhibit at the Ayala Triangle Gardens. IMAGE GRABBED FROM Art Fair Philippines Facebook page On February 14, bear witness to the first full-length Asian premier of James Nares’ Street. It’s 16 hours worth of recording done by Nares himself on the streets of Manhattan from a moving car that’s squeezed into an hour of steady, continuous motion that showcases everyday life in the Big Apple. February 18 sees the Ayala Triangle Gardens coming to life with Silent Disco: an […]
Calling all art and theater patrons out there! The BGC Arts Center Festival will be slated on January 14-15, 2017 with exciting shows you definitely can’t miss. Check out the following shows below: Image grabbed from www.ticketworld.com.ph DAY 1: JANUARY 14, SATURDAY Pinocchio | KIDS ACTS 9AM | A marionette musical of the classic tale by Luigi Nacanario Venue: Globe Auditorium Tickets: http://bit.ly/TWpinocchioJan14 TWENTY QUESTIONS NI JUAN EKIS/ JUAN EKIS CAST: 9AM | A Dramatic Reading Venue: Exhibit Hall Free admission STEPS DANCE STUDIO Dance Showcase 2PM | A riveting sequence of dance numbers dance to the score of classical to modern to Original Pilipino Music. Venue: Globe […]
Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival is now back on its 7th year, and this time, they will be bringing in some of the freshest local and international artists for 3 days of nothing but good music, arts, and culture. Happening on March 10-12 at the foot of Mount Malasimbo in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro, Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival will continue its goal to blend the traditional and contemporary arts and musical performances while working towards the protection of the environment. This year’s lineup consists of a combination of various genre, from indie pop, to alternative rock, to EDM. Some of the artists who will be present in the event […]
This November 26 (Saturday), experience Escolta in a new light by joining the Escolta Block Party happening at the Escolta Street, Manila City. Image grabbed from Escolta Block Party The Escolta Block Party! is an event especially made for the artsy, crafty, indie and local-loving community. More especially, this event aims to commemorate the history and heritage of the area by participating in the various pocket events spread throughout the day. Highlights for the day include: • Saturday x Future Market @ESCOLTA – a street bazaar organized by 98B COLLABoratory (11am to 11pm) • Pop Up at The Ruins – exhibition (11am to 5pm) • The Tale of the Cursed […]
Artery Art Space is pleased to present an exhibit by Kanade Yagi with the support of The Asia Center Japan Foundation, featuring an installation of artistic research comprised of photographs, drawings, texts, and sculptural objects, that were inspired by the Filipino National Artist Guillermo Tolentino whose art touches upon deep spiritual truths and transcendental cosmic beliefs as pathways to identity.
Explore a different kind of visual art as you go to Artery Art Space’s Collective Memory exhibit from September 10 to October 1, 2016 at the Artery in Cubao, Quezon City. See the diversity of artistic productions by Philippines’ talented artists Jon Cuyson, Arvin Flores, Kat Medina, and Tanya Villanueva in this one of a kind event that creates artistic media works such as sculptural elements, embroidered textiles, paintings, and works on paper. Works by Jon Cuyson and Arvin Flores Cuyson, who participated in the Skowhegan Artist Residency in Maine, will be creating a “constellation of abstract tableaux utilizing elements of modernism. Flores, who pursues painting, […]
Ninety-one writers who authored a total of 182 literary works are featured in the 39th issue of the official literary journal of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). Ani 39, themed “Kahayupan/The Animal Kingdom” covers works between 2015 and 2016 and will be launched on September 23, 2016 at the CCP Silangan Hall at 5:00 pm as part of the celebration of CCP’s 47th anniversary which will start in September. CCP’s ANI 39 FEATURES different works from some of the country’s best writers. Image from CCP. Ani 39 is produced by CCP’s Intertextual Division, formerly known as Literary Arts Division. The Children’s Literature section, titled “Mga Akdang […]
1335MABINI, in partnership with Alliance Française de Manille (AFM), the Embassy of France to the Philippines and Centre Intermondes, is pleased to present About Face, a solo exhibition by its resident artist Vincent Ruffin from August 27 to September 23. The exhibition will open with an artist talk and a presentation by AFM Cultural Coordinator Noe Fuentes about the Philippine Artist Residency Program (PARP). Visual artist Poklong Anading will also be sharing his experience as the inaugural recipient of the PARP grant in 2014. Vincent Ruffin is a French painter based in La Rochelle, France. He has received training both at the School of Fine Arts in Cambrai […]
The Japan Foundation Manila is bringing Bunraku, the traditional puppet theatre of Japan this August 16, Tuesday at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. This theatrical form is a blend of sung narrative, instrumental accompaniment and puppet drama dating back to the early Edo period (ca. 1600). Admission is all free on a first come first serve basis, so better come early at the venue to secure the best seat for you. There will be performances and pieces from: NNGYOJORURI BUNRAKUZA ● Excerpt from “The Red-Hot Love of the Greengrocer’s Daughter”—The Fire Watch-Tower Scene TEATRONG MULAT NG PILIPINAS ● The Trial Among Animals ● The Song of Baylan […]
One of Japan’s leading contemporary printmaker, Tetsuya Noda, will have an exhibit of his works at the Ayala Museum from July 26 to August 28, 2016. Through a grant awarded by the Japan Foundation, the show entitled The Diary of Tesuya Noda: Steven Co Collection will feature works from Noda’s Diary Series which is a visual account of his personal life. Noda is known for his combination of techniques from Japanese woodblock printing, photography, and silkscreen printing, which won the Grand Prize in the Tokyo International Print Biennale in 1968. Noda started the Diary Project in the 1960s, which have already been featured in other countries such as […]
People look for inspiration every day. It’s a driving force for a lot of people that go through their daily grind. It comes in all shapes and forms… and at times is really, REALLY hard to find. Thank goodness the Ayala Museum has a way to give everyone inspiration with Inspire Every Day 3.0 happening on July 30. INSPIRE EVERY DAY! Ayala Museum along with Filipinas Heritage Library presents Inspire Every Day 3.0, happening on July 30. Inspire Every Day is a campaign by Ayala Museum that aims to remind their guests and the public to “discover the power of art and history to inspire you, drive you, […]
Art has always been seen as a form of expression; however, in recent years it has also taken on another purpose: that of advocacy. Art exhibitions have always been done to promote local artists. Abstract Expression Manila’s (AEM) Unseen: A Mental Health Benefit Exhibit, which runs from August 26 – 29, is doing more than just promoting artists. UNSEEN: A MENTAL HEALTH Benefit Exhibit will run from Aug. 26 – 29 at The Office Coworking Studio in Makati. Image grabbed from Abstract Expression Manila’s Facebook page. Unseen is an event that promotes this new way of looking at art. It’s a fundraising activity for those suffering mental illnesses. […]
The Metropolitan Museum of Manila (MET), in partnership with the Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) and the Embassy of Japan in the Philippines, with the support of JT International (Philippines) Inc., celebrates the excellence of Japanese design through Japanese Design Today 100 from July 1 to August 19, 2016. Headed by design critic and Musashino Art University professor, Hiroshi Kashiwagi, the 100 pieces in this exhibit are divided into 10 categories: Classic Japanese Design, Furniture and Houseware, Tableware and Cookware, Apparel and Accessories, Children, Stationery, Hobbies, Healthcare, Disaster Relief and Transportation. Joining him in the curatorial team are curator Masami Fukagawa, design director Shu Hagiwara and journalist/21_21 DESIGN SIGHT […]
Local artists will share the spotlight this weekend as Paseo Art Gallery presents Libertatem: A Group Show this Saturday, June 25. A COLLECTION OF LOCAL TALENT. Catch some of the Philippine’s budding visual artists at Libertatem. Photo courtesy of Libertatem event page. Libertatem will feature eight budding artists from the local scene: Jeffrey Ronald Sisican, Paolo “Flick” Tria, Jo Ocampo, Amos Malayao, Jomike Tejido, Emmanuel Servito, Frenk Sison, and John Eugene Atendido Avila. Each artist specializes in a certain way of doing visual art. Here are works in progress from two of the featured artists: FLICK TRIA. A self-taught Filipino artist, Paulo “Flick” Tria is a prolific […]