Artinformal in Makati: A Space for Filipino Contemporary Art & Multimedia Performances
From sculptures to paintings, ceramics to multimedia performances, Artinformal in Makati not only serves as a visual arts venue but, more significantly, as a vibrant arena for creative exchanges between artists and art enthusiasts.
Artinformal Makati / IMAGE from Artinformal’s Facebook page
Established in 2004 by Tina Fernandez and a collective of Filipino contemporary artists, Artinformal plays a pivotal role in bridging Filipino contemporary art and artists with communities through its exhibitions and art education initiatives.
Mementos from the Waste Land by Salvador Joel Alonday and Christina Quisumbing / IMAGE from Artinformal’s Facebook page
The gallery’s inaugural location at 277 Connecticut St. Greenhills East, Mandaluyong specializes in curator-led group exhibitions, forming a dynamic platform for artistic exploration.
On the other hand, its branch, located at The Alley at Karrivin Plaza in Makati City, was inaugurated in 2018 with three dedicated exhibition areas, showcasing solo exhibitions featuring a select group of artists. This expansion amplifies the gallery’s mission of fostering artistic diversity and excellence in the heart of Metro Manila.
Artinformal at The Alley at Karrivin Plaza, Makati City / IMAGE from Philippine Primer
One of its latest exhibitions which ended on November 2, 2023, displayed over ten thousand sliced cubes at the Gallery 3 of Artinformal Makati, showcasing numerous possibilities and universes in a single cube. Michelle Perez, the self-taught artist behind The Grid Revisited: Sliced Cubes, combined painting, sculpture, and collage as her creative tools to form what she wants to call “microcosms”.
The Grid Revisited: Sliced Cubes by Michelle Perez at Artinformal Makati / IMAGE from Artinformal’s Facebook page
Featured image from Artinformal’s Facebook page
The Alley at The Karrivin Plaza, Pasong Tamo Extension, Makati City
11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Tuesday to Saturday)