Text by Paolo Vergara
On its 8th year, the Mandalá Art Festival continues as a bulwark for artists around Central Luzon
Text by Paolo Vergara
Brooklyn based keyboardist and beatboxer Taylor McFerrin joins other music heavyweights Robert Glasper, Anomalie, Laneous, Ruby Ibarra, IV of Spades, and many more!
Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival is excited to announce the full lineup of artists for its 9th edition happening on March 1-2 in a new venue in Puerto Galera’s White Beach.
Joining headliner Robert Glasper on the first day of the festival is music producer, keyboardist and beatboxer Taylor McFerrin. McFerrin released his debut album Early Riser in 2014, which features guest appearances of several Malasimbo artists including Nai Palm of Haitus Kaiyote and Robert Glasper.
Text and photos by Katrina Stuart Santiago
If there’s anything that surprised about the Bangkok Art Biennale 2018 (which ran through to 2019), it was its decision to reimagine art venues, bring in art, take out art, and in the process talk about issues that affect art, beyond the expected. There were no grand claims to gathering art that is “representative” of the contemporary or the global, and no entrapment in layers of abstraction to talk about the task of art in the context of a biennale.
Text and photos by Hannah Pascua
Expressing yourself with no boundaries has never been this bold and loud as the most awaited time of the year for art maniacs is waving at the fringe! Manila’s most diverse art festival, Fringe Manila, will be celebrating its 5th year of showcasing uncensored, multi-arts works and performances. It continues to be the flagship platform that is open to all artists and art enthusiasts from the corners of the Metro which is set to run from February 7 ‘til March 3 2019.
Text by Marz Aglipay. Photos courtesy of Pineapple Lab
Fringe MNL in cooperation with the Japan Foundation, Manila launches "1SA solo arts platform". "1SA" which means one in Tagalog, is a program that embraces solo performances and exhibits by artists with hyphenated identities and cultures. The festival highlights 6 performances, one film screening and one sculpture exhibition.
The Japan Foundation, Manila presents the first ever Haruki Murakami Festival in Manila -- Experience his Works through Music, Films and Talks from February to March 2018. The Festival, which showcases one of the world’s best-selling and most popular Japanese contemporary novelists, Haruki Murakami, consists of a series of free events categorized in three segments where you will have opportunities to enjoy the world of Murakami with
THE Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) will once again open its doors and offer unique artistic experiences with a see-all-you-can-and-pay-what-you-can scheme at the Pasinaya Open House Festival, happening on February 3 and 4, 2018 in all the center's performance and rehearsal venues, as well as partner museums in Manila and Pasay City.
Now on its 14th year, the Pasinaya Open House Festival is the country's biggest multi-arts festival, gathering the best of the best in the art community and featuring performances of the CCP resident companies and other guest artists, film screenings, mini-workshops, visual arts exhibitions, artists' market, museum hopping, among others.
Were you among the people who queued up in WSK's booth at Art Fair Philippines? WSK Axis 2017 Festival offers you that and more.
text and photos by Marz Aglipay
Now on its eight edition, WSK Festival is the first of its kind in the country. WSK (short for Wasak) is a platform that highlights new media and other mediums that don't fall within conventional art forms. Most of the works they've exhibited in the past provide an experiential approach to the artists' work, making it accessible to viewers.
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