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Sing-along Now

Published on 18 May, 2010 by | 1 | Filed under: Profiles | Tags: , , ,

How do art and karaoke come together in a country who loves nothing more than good drinks and good time?

New Pinoy Contemporary Art Webisodes: ARTiculation

Published on 3 March, 2010 by | Comments closed | Filed under: Profiles | Tags: , , ,

Yay! ARTiculation is a new series of webisodes on contemporary artists from the Philippines by Visual Pond. First of the series features rising talent Mark Salvatus.

Perhaps It Was Possibly Because

Published on 3 February, 2010 by | 3 | Filed under: Gallery | Tags: , , , ,

To truly discover the camera one must, in Wawi Navarroza’s words, “unlearn the ropes,” start from scratch, the utter violence of beginning once again.

Exhibition Shortie: No Pay Per View by Claro Ramirez

Published on 8 November, 2009 by | Comments closed | Filed under: Reviews | Tags: , , , ,

By Eileen Legaspi- Ramirez

Philippines: Multimedia artist Claro Ramirez wryly comments on how individuals willfully withdraw from routine and render the metropolis desolate and motionless.

Do or Die

by Siddharta Perez

Manila City Jail revisited: Street artist Mark Salvatus plays both ethnographer and artist in his attempt at uncovering the prison gang riots of 2008.

Things Matter to Us All, There’s No Denying it Now

Published on 3 November, 2009 by | Comments closed | Filed under: Reviews | Tags: , , , , ,

by Suraya Warden

Exhibition Review: Everything is Sacred, by Norberto Roldan at Taksu Gallery, strikes the viewer as straight from the heart, showing works by an artist whose contemplations have been successfully translated into visual art.

Sometimes the past is the future

by Suraya Warden

Exhibition Review: Within eleven works of art, in a small space, under fluorescent lighting can be held vision, talent and active potential. Al Cruz at Richard Koh Fine Art.

Manila, Philippines: Nilo Ilarde Exhibition Review

Published on 29 May, 2009 by | 12 | Filed under: Reviews | Tags: , , , ,

By Eva McGovern

On the last day of a recent trip to Manila, we went to see Nilo Ilarde’s exhibition Cold Cuts at gallery/cafe Mag:net in Quezon City. Ilarde is a mid career conceptual artist and curator known for his artistic interventions of internal gallery architecture.

Look! In the Sky! Its a bird, its a plane! No! Its…..

Published on 14 April, 2009 by | 11 | Filed under: Reviews | Tags: , , , ,

By Eva McGovern

I love super heroes. As a child, instead of your average imaginary friends, I had the League of Justice. Superman, Wonderwoman and Batman were my closest allies in fighting crime in the living room. Good times.

Archiving conceptual art – a chat with Ringo Bunoan

Published on 10 March, 2009 by | 4 | Filed under: Profiles | Tags: ,

by Simon Soon

Little has been said or theorised about conceptual practices in the region, much less of its history. Yet, this is what artist and research, Ringo Bunoan, sets out to do in ‘Archiving Roberto Chabet’, which is held in the Cellar Gallery and Basement B of University of Philippines Vargas Museum, from 3 March – 4 April 2009.

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