Norberto "Peewee" Roldan is one of the artists selected for the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. On the occasion of the Initiatives' first installment, "No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia" at the Guggenheim Museum, Peewee Roldan talks to Patricia Cariño about his work in relation to representing an art community in such a critical survey, the geopolitics surrounding contemporary practices and other forms of engagement of Philippine contemporary including it's relationships with Filipino communities in the United States.
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This article is Eileen Legazpi-Ramirez’s exhibition notes on "Vantage," the seminal 3Anggulo group exhibition held in 2007 at Finale Art Gallery.
Written in 2003, this article is one of Pat Hoffie's texts from her Santiago Bose archive. A seminal essay, this introduces Santiago Bose's inherited background and moves on to his resurrection of the past as his unique way of reviving Philippine culture, his initiatives and overall cultural resistance.
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2012 was jam-packed for visual artist Don Salubayba in matters of traveling and collaboration. He looks back at the intent of doing more project-oriented work and how that year allowed him to encounter more opportunities to play with his practice and present his work beyond the shores of the Philippines. A chat with him identifies how such opportunities such as artist-residencies overseas and collaborating with other artists in the international level make the necessity to be open and the dynamic of creativity more poignant.
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Filipino-American writer Patricia Tumang has recently received the Arts Writers Grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation. In this article, she traces her journey into the visual arts as a parallel one to her mother's - starting from her childhood visits to Manila to her scholarship on the twenty women of Malolos, and finally to her enquiries into the image of the Filipina artist through her current research grant.
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