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Barok in focus: What to see in Art Fair PH’s project section

Barok in focus: What to see in Art Fair PH’s project section

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By PAULINE JOYCE C. PASCUAL NOTHING is more life-affirming than acquiring an appreciation for the arts, and the new normal is the season for trying out new experiences. Quarantine rules have eased, and Filipinos are eager to engage in activities that were previously halted during the pandemic's peak.  Art Fair Philippines is no exception, as it resumed highlighting the best and brightest of the contemporary Philippine art scene.  The country's premier exhibit, a promoter of the strength of modern and contemporary Philippine visual art, returned for its 10th edition with a hybrid experience from March 23 to April 1 that included physical exhibitions at Ayala Triangle Gardens and gallery venues, as well as online exhibitions and other activities at artfairphilippines.com. One of ...
Art Fair Philippines opens first digital series

Art Fair Philippines opens first digital series

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by SAMANTHA ARGONZA  FOR THE nine-year of their annual contemporary art showcase, Art Fair Philippines brought an online edition of the event. Alongside digital art displays, the fair introduced the significance of unique online files called Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) in owning crypto artworks.  Founders Trickie Lopa, Lisa Periquet, and Dindin Araneta assured that the growing Filipino audience has continued to learn from the fair’s workshops. This was an opportunity to introduce them to the development of crypto art in digital media.  The virtual fair can be accessed for free from May 6 to 15 through their website, Art Fair Philippines.  Under the ArtFairPH/Projects section is the NFT 101 showcase titled “Welcome to the Metaverse.” It is an alternate reality created wit...
Art Fair 2019: The vibrant realm of modern creatives

Art Fair 2019: The vibrant realm of modern creatives

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by CHRISTINE JANINE T. CORTEZ and THERIZ LIZEL R. SILVANO THOUGHT-PROVOKING pieces were exhibited in the sixth year of the highly anticipated Art Fair held from Feb. 22 to 24 at The Link in Ayala Center, Makati City. With its aim to promote the best of contemporary art, the event highlighted diversity through exhibiting interactive art, photographs, sculptures, videos, paintings, and ceramic art. This year, the exhibits were spread over five floors to accommodate a bigger audience, making the galleries and artworks, both local and international, more exciting for the public. Two hundred “heads” made of organic materials and coconut shells rendered the viewers wide-eyed in Oscar Villamiel’s Cheap Medicine. It is a thrilling installation where the heads are laughing out of dar...