Karapatan | Artists Stand on Human Rights | CANVAS

UP Vargas Museum, in cooperation with CANVAS – Center for Art, New Ventures & Sustainable Development, opens Karapatan on June 20, Tuesday, 6pm at the 3F Galleries. Karapatan is this year’s Looking for Juan Outdoor Banner Project presentation by CANVAS at Vargas Museum, featuring works from more than 60 artists reflecting on the theme of human rights. The diverse expression […]

Ligalig: Art in a Time of Turmoil

Ligalig, a Filipino word for “threat,” encompasses the themes that continue to be relevant to this day — threat to life and freedom brought about by abuse of power, poverty, economic and social inequalities, and environmental degradation.  The range of artworks in this exhibition is quite varied — from paintings, prints, and drawings to mixed media […]

Configuring Philippine Print

This exhibition features modern printmaking from the collection of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, marking print in particular themes of the locality that include abstraction and representational trends of the period, and responses to history, popular culture, femininity, religion, and mythology. As we highlight printmaking in the Philippine art scene, this exhibition examines the techniques, […]

Alter/(n)ations: 6 Women on Imelda Cajipe Endaya’s Fight for Equality and a World That Works

As we weave poetic images or inspired text examining the human condition, we insufferably hope that powers beyond ourselves, be they within halls of legislature, or boardrooms of corporations would look out at what art is trying to say. In a six-article compilation of writings on the art of and experiences with Imelda Cajipe Endaya, the editor […]