Roberto “Obet” Verzola, in memoriam

2020-05-07T21:01:51+08:0007 May 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Renato Redentor Constantino, 7 May 2020 As we step through the portal created by the pandemic, connecting us to an array of potential new worlds, some of which are nasty and brutish and others gentle and just, it is troubling to realize we will not have the likes of Roberto "Obet" Verzola around to guide [...]

Alas ng Bayan exhibit opens in UP College of Fine Arts for Arts Month

2020-02-06T11:51:45+08:0006 Feb 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

QUEZON CITY, 6 February 2020 -- The pioneering art exhibit Alas ng Bayan opened its two-week run today at the University of the Philippines Diliman’s College of Fine Arts, marking National Arts Month. “Alas ng Bayan couldn’t be more timely in these trying times. We look for heroes, we look for hope, we look for a [...]

Alas Ng Bayan opens in De La Salle University

2020-01-31T14:33:14+08:0028 Jan 2020|Tags: , , , |

The Alas Ng Bayan exhibit opened at the De La Salle University (DLSU) on January 27, 2020 and will run up to January 31. Jointly organized by the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities, the Constantino Foundation, and 350 Pilipinas, the exhibit launched at The Learning Commons of DLSU, hosted by the university’s Department of History [...]

5 Filipina heroines lauded in new ‘Alas ng Bayan’ exhibit

2019-11-27T12:29:07+08:0025 Nov 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

PRESS RELEASE QUEZON CITY, 25 November 2019 – A ‘herstory’ exhibit was opened at the University of the Philippines Diliman’s Asian Center today, featuring the paintings of five Filipinas who resisted national oppression, social injustice, and rank misogyny throughout the country’s history. Dubbed ‘Alas ng Bayan’ the exhibit showcases the lives of Gregoria ‘Oriang’ de [...]