Iloilo City is a home for many young aspiring and established artists. For the past years, the city became a sanctuary of art galleries and alternative art spaces. The most notable was the opening of the first contemporary art museum in Visayas. With all of these, gallery i located in the heart of the city
We engage, we make art beyond walls.
A B A N T G A R B, A Meeting of Five Artistic Windows
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
Allan Cabalfin’s Earthy Delights, Recent Clay Sculptures
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.
Hablo, Laporga push faults, imperfection in ‘Not So Sacred’
“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
Ugsad Shines with Every Frame Turning into a Poem
The moon is mysterious. It has become a muse to many writers, perhaps including Ugsad’s director and writer, Kenneth Borlan.
CineKasimanwa, Eight New Films from Western Visayas To Conquer Your Senses
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
CineKasimanwa Movie Reviews: Manggagarab, Slices through the Ilonggo Imagination
Myths are products of human imagination in desperate need for a story to believe when the real world fell short of expectations.
Ilonggo Cinema Rising: CineKasimanwa Reaps Five-Years of Film Greats
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
Marvin Monfort holds one night only Within and Without art exhibit and fashion show.
Within and Without showcases handmade apparel and paintings on canvas with the theme of introspection and imagination of beautiful things of this world and beyond. The reception will start on 25 February 2017 at 6:00 PM when the paintings may start being viewed and with the catwalk commencing at 7:30 PM. For the past five
Dr. Leoncio Deriada to publish four titles this year
The region’s most celebrated literary figure and language educator is set to publish four books this year under the home-grown publishing label Kasingkasing Press.