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Tomorrow is now, the exhibit “Future Culture”

Before the visits to the departed and before visitors swarmed the city as international delegates talked about regional policies in the national capital, we were able to attend the launch of ‘Future Culture,’ at Café by the Ruins Dua.

Cordillera Day and the indigenous people’s theater

Theater, in Philippine history, especially in times of political turbulence, has become a potent medium to express harsh realities such as oppression and exploitation, and to prescribe possible solutions and alternatives as the people’s response. Theater encapsulates situations of an individual or group of people needing resolutions, and the stage becomes a venue of artistic expression of a people in conflict with external forces and their clamor to change their condition. More importantly, theater connects actors to the audience more intimately and the interaction is immediate and visible.

Marcel Antonio at BenCab Museum

By VINA TANDOC / BENCAB MUSEUM BAGUIO CITY — The BenCab Museum, in collaboration with Galleria Quattrocento, presents the recent works of …

“Better living through Xeroxography 8” gaganapin sa Baguio

BAGUIO CITY — Pinagpapawisan na ba sa kaba ang tinatawag na ‘mainstream publishing’ o mainstream literature – mga kabit sa mga institusyon tulad ng akademya, mga pangunahing publishing house sa bansa at generally iba pang institusyon ng estado na siyang nagbibigay approval sa kung anu-ano ang pwedeng ilathala – habang umuusbong na ang mga umaalternatibo rito tulad ng tinatawag namang ‘independent’ o ‘self’ publishing? Or to begin with, dapat ba silang kabahan? Inaaway ba ng huli ang una; inaangalan ba ng independent o self publishing ang mianstream publishing?

Abi Dionisio at BenCab Museum

By VINA TANDOC BAGUIO CITY — In the span of her productive career, Abi Dionisio has painted representational ideals of women — …

Anachronistic Anxieties

By BENCAB MUSEUM BAGUIO CITY — Anachronistic Anxieties present a series of new works of Don Salubayba. Here he revisits imagery from the …