Negotiating the Postcolonial: Land of the Morning – The Philippines and Its People

In contrast with the antecedent international exhibitions which attempted—or at least, claimed to attempt—to present the image of the Philippines and its peoples to the world, Asian Civilisations Museum’s Land of the Morning: The Philippines and Its People, and its accompanying publication have reached great lengths in terms of portraying an inclusive image of the […]

A Timeline of the Mabini Art Movement: Framed at Art Fair Philippines 2016

At its fourth year, the country’s premier art fair, Art Fair Philippines showcased special exhibitions apart from the displays led by the galleries. Among these special exhibitions is Frame — a timeline of the Mabini art movement in relation to the lives of the artist-couple Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan and the renowned Kapampangan painter Antonio Calma. Mabini […]