Escolta Block Party Escolta Block Party, “a quarterly street gathering of a lovely community” which aims to foster awareness of the history and heritage of Escolta, Manila, is back this weekend. “The Serenity of Madness” features a curated collection of his rarely-seen experimental short films and video installations, as well as some of his feature length films, photographs, and other archival material.
Featured in this year’s art fair is his video installation which is a dreamlike moving image that captures the activity on an ordinary street in Brooklyn.The video installation will be at Ayala Tower One and Exchange Plaza in front of Ayala Triangle Gardens.Screenings Thursday, Feb 16, 7 pm Friday, Feb 17, 7 pm Artists Talk, Saturday Feb 18, 5 pm Lost Frames in Art Fair Philippines 2017 presents ‘Timeshift: Three Perspectives,’ a screening and talk that explore the diverse practices involved in the moving image media through the works of three artists, namely, Roxlee, Kaloy Olavides, and Pauline/Ivan Despi.These artists represent the varied approaches in using moving images—whether film, video, or related digital formats—for producing artworks. Pepe Smith, RJ Jacinto, Aiza Seguerra, Luke Mejares, Pido Lalimarmo, Jimmy Bondoc, Freddie Aguilar, Thor Dulay, Lolita Carbon, Mocha Girls, K.
Manila (CNN Philippines Life) — This weekend, indulge in some of the best of contemporary Philippine art in a car park, join a party celebrating the history and heritage of Old Manila, watch the experimental films of a Thai filmmaker, hear the music of both established and upcoming artists in a grand university fair, catch a reunion concert of the biggest international act in the country, and help raise funds for a cause by joining a play date.This is a partial list of festivals in the Philippines, known as "fiestas".The origin of most early fiestas are rooted in Christianity, dating back to the Spanish colonial period when the many communities (such as barrios and towns) of the predominantly Catholic Philippines almost always had a patron saint assigned to each of them.“The Serenity of Madness” takes place on Friday, Feb. This Saturday's edition of the UP Fair features “Roots Music Festival,” headlined by Parokya ni Edgar, Gloc-9, Franco, Ebe Dancel in an all-Sugarfree set, Jensen and the Flips, Ang Bandang Shirley, and Apartel.Among the indie artists performing are BP Valenzuela, Tom’s Story, Moonwlk, Shirebound & Busking, Pastilan Dong, Sour Cheeks, and more. Gate price is ₱150, while pre-selling price is ₱80 for UP students with ID, and ₱120 for non-UP students.Due to limited seating capacity, we encourage advance reservations. Teachers and students are highly encouraged to attend. based in Shanghai and Barbara Staubli, curator of Julius Baer Art Collection discuss photography.