Anthology Architecture and Design Festival 2017 is a three-day celebration of architecture and design to be held on March 31 to April 2, 2017 at the Puerta del Parian in the historic walled city of Intramuros, Manila, Philippines. Over 80 leading practitioners from the Philippines and abroad shall lead the lectures, workshops, talks, and dialogues with over 3,000 architects, designers, and students from around the country.
Exhibit opened on March 10 featuring the recent works by Roberto Feleo, Toym Imao, Paul Quiaño, and Manolo Sicat explores the reinterpretation of figurative sculpture. It revisits the foundations of three-dimensional figuration as points for further creative exploration of the human form.
A panel discussion with all four artists is set on March 24, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
The acclaimed networking event, L'Aperitivo Italiano gets bigger and better to start off its 2017 series. Get the chance to explore Italy as we present you L'Aperitivo EPBN Networking Night: The Night of the Pastas. This will be a sparkling night where we will delight our guests, among other dishes, and appetizers, with 20 different kinds of original pasta. One for each region of Italy.
Music aficionados have found a new home where jazz as an art form is celebrated and kept alive amid today’s vibrantly diverse music scene.
Greenfield Development Corporation unveils Jazz Fest Thursdays, a premier weekly event that brings together the best local jazz performers in an exquisite al fresco setting at the heart of Greenfield District, the developer’s master-planned community in Mandaluyong City.
Archivo 1984 proudly presents an exhibition featuring some of the earliest, more controversial work of Manuel Ocampo, on view for the first time in his home country. Ocampo (b. 1965) studied fine arts at the University of the Philippines before moving to Los Angeles. He enrolled at the California State University in 1984, abandoning a diploma to seriously pursue painting. He has exhibited extensively and is represented in galleries and institutions throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.
On March 21, 2017 have a taste of France by sharing a French meal as part of Goût de France/Good France!
A global campaign organized annually since 2015 by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, Goût de France is an event inspired by the concept of Auguste Escoffier’s “Epicure’s Dinners” to serve the same menu on the same day in different cities all over the world.
The celebration aims to pay tribute to the excellence of French cuisine through the values of sharing a meal and respecting the environment, while also promoting France as a tourist destination. It also aims to highlight the distinction of French gastronomy as part of UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List in 2010.
From March 18- April 1, Nova Gallery Manila will have a 2- Man exhibition of Jo Ocampo and Eko. Reconnect tackles the issue of environmental awareness and how it affects human beings and nature all together, hoping to solve this problem and being able to return and preserve the beauty of nature.
Against a dark backdrop whose gentle folds and smooth creases help evoke a flag undulating at a glacial place or a cloth hastily laid out on a flat surface, stand human figures whose faces, limbs, and torsos inexplicably morph into heterogeneous topographies of bone, fur, shell, stone, and minerals. The vertical stratification of skin is made obsolete; dense thickets and ossified formations of various elements clash, fuse, and intertwine to constitute the human body, its inner recesses remain uncharted.