From the outside MAMUSA Art Gallery and Bistro looks hip - a bistro and a loft-style art gallery. The first of its kind in the city. There has been a boom of art venues in Iloilo City, with the opening of galleries, alternative art spaces, and a contemporary art museum. MAMUSA opens with “Origins” a group show featuring the works of artists from Western Visayas.
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A Meeting of Five Artistic Windows The ugly. The grotesque. The uncanny. These are slippery elements when it comes to art as perceived by the masses. Nevertheless, they captivate, provoke, and nurture new perspectives in cultures that aren’t used to them. Contemporary art is thriving all over the world. It continues to challenge and push
A film that’s able to provide a social sense that qualifies anybody to get somewhere in life and the environment.
Clay is autotelic but plastic and coherent. Its early usefulness antedates recorded history and registers past civilizations. In the palms of the artist clay blooms into a myriad yielding outer indeterminacy or inner gestalt. Organic as the clay is the artist plays with Nature's uncanny simulacra. The artist thus romances with clay.
“A PERSON without scars [is someone] of bland character,” muses decorated Ilonggo artist Allain Hablo, who continues his fascination with the Japanese art of “kintsugi” or golden joinery in his two-man show with fellow veteran Jeline Laporga – “Not So Sacred.” Both Hablo and Laporga have previously delved into the beauty of imperfection in their
The moon is mysterious. It has become a muse to many writers, perhaps including Ugsad’s director and writer, Kenneth Borlan.
CineKasimanwa: Western Visayas Film Festival, the country’s largest regional festival and Region VI’s longest-running film fest is proud to present eight new films produced by the Department of Tourism – Region VI and CineKasimanwa to be presented in cinema theaters by the Film Development Council of the Philippines and CineLokal. This endeavor is proudly supported
Myths are products of human imagination in desperate need for a story to believe when the real world fell short of expectations.
Looking Back Ilonggo Cinema is rising. Our filmmakers have been winning in major national festivals and are selected in international festivals. Director Tara Illenberger’s most recent major win in ToFarm Film Festival 2017 proves our point. Filmmaker TM Malones is one of Cinemalaya’s finalists this year and was also a finalist in Cinema One last