Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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Street art for human rights

By BRENDA DACPANO & RANDY EVANGELISTA www.nordis.net STREET ART FOR HUMAN RIGHTS. Baguio artists and human rights advocates readied Session Road for the International Human Rights...

Baguio artists declare support for Panday Sining

Baguio artist groups, Sulong Likha and Pedantic Pedestrians, expressed support for Panday Sining, noting that the arrest of its members and persona non grata declaration “…tends to put art in a passive position in relation to history and society”.

Ang ambag ng UP Baguio sa 2019 Creative City Festival ng Baguio

Bilang bahagi ng UP Baguio sa selebrasyon sa ikalawang anibersaryo ng deklarasyon ng UNESCO sa Syudad ng Baguio bilang Creative City for Arts and Crafts, pinangunahan nito ang ilang aktibidad kapwa sa larangan ng akademiya at sining kasabay ng pagsasaalang-alang nito sa kabuhayan at kultura ng kinabibilangang komunidad.

Baliw, Baguio artists call for social change

Baliw is a wordplay on two meanings in Filipino and Ilokano. Baliw in Ilokano means change while it means crazy in Filipino. A month-long art exhibit that features emerging non-traditional art forms that looks into pressing political realities at Villa Romana, an inn along Ambuclao Road.

Tam-awan Village at 20

Tam-awan’s roots dates back to 1998 when Chanum Foundation, Inc. began to reconstruct Ifugao houses in Baguio. The goal was to create a model village for the people who could not make it to the Cordillera interior. It aimed to show through heritage and culture the heart of Cordillera living.

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.

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 — immaculate, mysterious and...

Recovery by Nona Garcia at BenCab Museum

By BENCAB MUSEUM (PR) BAGUIO CITY — The painter examines the topology of Baguio’s culture mixed into the myriad ethnolingistic communities and culture gangs that...

“A voice of hope in a time of darkness” launched

By FELLESE CARMINA CO www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — The Kasarian Gender Studies Program of the University of the Philippines (UP) Baguio hosted the book launching of...

BenCab Museum 5th anniv exhibits a photographer, potter

By BENCAB MUSEUM This February, as part of its 5th anniversary celebrations, BenCab Museum welcomes two peripatetic artists home: photographer Emmanuel Tolentino Santos from Melbourne,...

Re:View 2013 — BenCab Museum’s year-end show

By BENCAB MUSEUM (PR) The BenCab Museum caps the year with RE:VIEW 2013, a group exhibition of 40 artists, including young emerging painters and established...



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