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Rediscovering culture through Baybayin

Rediscovering culture through Baybayin

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PHILIPPINE CULTURE has undergone monumental changes that have shaped it into what it is today. However, as time passes by, the ways of our ancestors are slowly being forgotten—but this is not the case for young Filipino artist Taipan Lucero. Through his solo exhibit titled “CalligraFilipino I: Baybayin Illumination,” Lucero highlights his advocacy of strengthening the Filipino identity. In this exhibit, he showcases his self-developed Baybayin calligraphy that came to life mostly through acrylic on canvas. Baybayin is one of the country’s pre-colonial writing systems that was used primarily by the Tagalog people. It is among the writing systems in the Philippines that has gone through a resurgence. Hence, more than just sharing his artworks through this exhibit, Lucero hopes to show ...