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Christian Lozañes: Photographing the Iloilo Arts and Culture

Christian Lozañes chronicles arts and culture events in Iloilo City, through his online platforms.

The City as Canvas: Public Art and Iloilo City

The taxi I was riding passed by the Diversion Bridge, I asked the driver what he thinks about the colors that now envelope the bridge, and he replied “ano poblema sa puti nga pinta haw?” referring to the previous color of...

Madhu Liebscher is Weaving Tapestry of Places Where She Lived

Madhu Liebscher is a visual artist based in Zarraga, Iloilo. Her art stitches the many fabrics of her life, including her love for yoga, nature, and crystals. Although Madhu studied Architecture, her artworks are made out of fabric and textile, quite...

Visualizing Oral Traditions through Manga, “Golden Realms”

Iloilo, Philippines - In the hinterlands of Panay, a form of poetry and performance called Sugidanun has been passed on through a long line of chanters with the current chanters tracing their lineage back to seven generations. This is the piece...

Subverting Patriarchy in Kevin Pison Piamonte’s Short Film, Dog Eaters

Translated from Filipino by Adhoniz B. Rebong. This article was first published on www.iloiloartkritik.blogspot.com. There are three modes of reading that one can apply to an artwork adapted from print and made into a film. First, the intended meaning of the author;...

When Indigenous Cultures Become Internet Content

What happens when content creators and creatives make work based on Indigenous Cultures? Let us take a look at several incidents concerning the popular Filipino tattoo icon Apo Whang-od and various local and international entities. For several years, people close to...

Art Geroche: From Comics to Canvas

Art Geroche on his works as a comics artist and painter.

Megumi Miura’s Corazon del Arte: The Heart of Art District Bacolod

Corazon del Arte, an interactive installation by Megumi Miura and her collaborators; Brandon Braza, Zabiel Nemenzo, Zander Lopez, and Zanna Jamili, is a homage to the dead and a protection of the living.

Telling the stories of the Panay Bukidnun

MANILA (October 2021) -- No story truly fades away if there are people to pass it on. This is how the Sugidanun of Panay has lasted...

Explore the parallels between Japanese and Filipino folklore

Across all of Asia are countless communities with their own distinct mythologies. Between the Philippines and Japan alone are interweaving threads in a cultural tapestry of...

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Artists and creatives were invited to talk about a topic they liked to share such as their favorite podcast, their productivity app, portraits of their pet,...

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The Coming of A New Breed of Ilonggo Writers Conquering Cyberspace: Icy Belen Tumayao

“No constraints. No limits. When you write,you get to enjoy the best freedom possible.”Icy Belen Tumayao Icy Belen Tumayao is a twenty-six-year-old writer from Tigbauan,...

Jun Orland Espinosa: Carving a Name for Himself

Jun Orland Espinosa on his experimentation of materials, and his inspiration when making art.

Madhu Liebscher is Weaving Tapestry of Places Where She Lived

Madhu Liebscher is a visual artist based in Zarraga, Iloilo. Her art stitches the many fabrics of her life, including her love for yoga,...

Reflecting on your Reflection: Bacolod Artist, Brandon Braza, Shifts the Gaze Back to the Audience

Braza wants the audience to take their time with his pieces, saying that although he has no control over the audience’s experience with his creation, perhaps the audience can have control over their creations and perceptions of their image.

Super Inday, Pagtatanghal Bilang Reimahinasyon ng Kondisyon ng/sa Paglaya

Ang sining ay kasangkapan sa pagkamit ng ganap na kalayaan. Ito ang “dating” at “galing”1 ng Super Inday, isang kolaboratib na pagtatanghal ng mga...

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Ginoe Questions the Sacred and the Ordinary in “Banal Banal”

Language is an interesting thing; the same word can mean two different things in diverse dialects. Ginoe’s "Banal Banal" or "Sacred Ordinary" explores that very concept by meeting two seemingly polar opposites and making them far...

(Re) weaving an Identity: The Art of Anna India Dela Cruz Legaspi and the Piña Weaving Industry of Aklan

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Art Geroche: From Comics to Canvas

Art Geroche on his works as a comics artist and painter.

Christian Lozañes: Photographing the Iloilo Arts and Culture

Christian Lozañes chronicles arts and culture events in Iloilo City, through his online platforms.

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Jun Orland Espinosa: Carving a Name for Himself

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Baeay Pinamana of the Dela Cruz Family

At Calle El Porvenir Most old buildings and spaces lose their spirit and meaning through time; some are left dilapidated while others are simply demolished...

The Image at Corner Solis and Muelle Streets

The mural and its making accidentally revealed many truths. Truths and signs about government, influence, patronage, representation, and the prevailing visual culture.

Subverting Patriarchy in Kevin Pison Piamonte’s Short Film, Dog Eaters

Translated from Filipino by Adhoniz B. Rebong. This article was first published on www.iloiloartkritik.blogspot.com. There are three modes of reading that one can apply to...

When Indigenous Cultures Become Internet Content

What happens when content creators and creatives make work based on Indigenous Cultures? Let us take a look at several incidents concerning the popular...

Maralita: Visualizing the Struggles of the Working Class

Lorebert "Maralita" Comision is a multi-media artist from Northern Samar. His works explore the realities around him, and the persistence to create despite being...