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Project Another Country in the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art

ARTIST EXHIBITIONS / 13 AUGUST 2013

In-Habit: Project Another Country by Isabel and Alfredo Aquilizan is a large-scale installation assembled and on view from 3 August – 10 November 2013  in the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa, Japan.

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Open Studio with Riel Hilario at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Art Center

ARTIST EXHIBITIONS / 13 JULY 2013

Riel Hilario presents an installation of sculptures and objects produced during his four-month residency in New York. The installation, “Possible Full Body Apparitions,” is for the Open Studio event of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Art Center. The event is from 13 to 14 July 2013.

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Diokno Pasilan exhibits in Jorge Vargas Museum

ARTIST EXHIBITIONS / 19 MARCH 2013

“Ganta” is the solo exhibition by Diokno Pasilan in the Jorge Vargas Museum. His works include sculptures, recent versions of his gantangan series and a new body of works drawn with iron and rust. Exhibition runs from 20 March to 20 April 2013 at the Ground Floor and West Wing Gallery.

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Mark Salvatus wins Schoeni Prize in Sovereign Asian Art Prize

ARTIST NEWS / 22 FEBRUARY 2013


Mark Salvatus’s “Hundred Lives” ended up garnering the Schoeni Prize (Soveriegn Asian Art Prize) after all. Congratulations to our home boy and the work that is extending in life!

(This particular work was originally made for and shown in the artist’s 2011 solo exhibition in The Drawing Room titled OTHER VIEW.)

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(Image from Hong Kong Tatler)

Sharjah Biennal 11: Alfredo & Isabel Aquilizan

ARTIST NEWS / 31 JANUARY 2013

Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan are selected to be part of the Sharjah Biennial 11: 13 March – 13 May 2013 in Sharjah, UAE.

“For Sharjah Biennial 11, Hasegawa has proposed a selection of artworks that reassess the Eurocentrism of knowledge in modern times. To do this, she calls for a gathering of architects, designers, creators, and artists, who will bring together different perspectives, and challenge viewers to seek new knowledge by sharing ideas. Hasegawa offers the metaphor of the courtyard in Islamic architecture: The fountain is so generous that everyone can bathe in its waters. She sees Sharjah as a place of hospitality and discipline, and proposes a biennial that embraces these qualities, while also exploring the complexity and diversity of cultures, societies, and politics.”

View>>More information on the Sharjah Biennal 11

 

Philippines Market Report

NEWS / 31 JANUARY 2013

Art Stage Singapore 2013 released a series of Market Reports per country. For the Philippines, Marlyne Sahakian acknowledges The Drawing Room and features our artists Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan as well as Kawayan De Guia. Jose Legaspi and Mark Salvatus are included in the other names to know.

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Drawing Room in Art Stage’s Southeast Asian Art Tour

GALLERY NEWS / 30 JANUARY 2013

The Drawing Room booth in Art Stage 2013 which featured Vermont Coronel’s ambitious project to date was part of the Southeast Asian Art Tour. Singapore’s SOTA (School of the Arts)  in collaboration with Art Stage, has designed a comprehensive tour programme for the 2013 edition of the fair. The team conducted 46 tours over 4 days that included Art Stage’s VIP’s, schools and the general public. The participants totalled 502 people.

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The wonderful guides were Marie Pierre Mol, Tina Nixon, Angkana Koelensperger, Maren Dreyer, Alessandra Dias, May Sng, Jean Tsai, Lee Gibson, Kavita Issar Batra, Tassy Moochlala, Virginie Burret and Visha Nelson. The program was headed by Loredana Paracciani.

Yuichi Hirako wins at VOCA 2013

ARTIST EXHIBITIONS / 30 JANUARY 2013

 

VOCA (Vision of Contemporary Art) is a prestigious prize in Japan for artists under 40 years old. Through the years, it has recognized Takashi Murakami and Yoshitomo Nara among others. This year, Yuichi Hirako wins the Encouragement Prize which is equivalent to second place. All nominated works will be shown at the Ueno Royal Museum in Tokyo from 15 – 30 March 2013.

View>>translated VOCA website

Vault Magazine features Vermont Coronel

ARTIST NEWS / 30 JANUARY 2013

 

Under “Budding Talents”, the artists portfolio in Vault Magazine Volume 4 No. 4, writer Marika Constantino features Vermont Coronel. The article sums up his profile at the dawn of his rise to being the next emerging artist from the Philippines. The context of the city which informs his work is given attention to this article as well. The issue is available online via>>zinio.

Three months in Montalvo Arts Center: Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan

ARTIST NEWS / 30 JANUARY 2013

Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan will be resident artists at the Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, California from March 25-June 30, 2013.

View>>Press Release from Montalvo Arts Center

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