August 30, 2015 7:14 am
The Philippines returns to the Venice Biennale with a story as global as it is uniquely our own.
Blood spills at the Philippine Pavilion at the Biennale Arte 2015, the 56th edition of the renowned international art exposition in Venice, Italy.
August 30, 2015 7:13 am
In the final scene of Manuel Conde’s seminal Philippine film Genghis Khan (1950), the young Mongol warrior, yet to rule history’s largest contiguous realm, makes a promise to his lover: ‘I will tie a string around the world and lead it to your feet.’
August 16, 2015 6:59 am
Filipino artist David Medalla will perform this week (Aug. 20) in the Philippine Pavilion at the 56th International Art Exhibition at the Venice Biennale.
August 15, 2015 6:57 am
In the Chinese pavilion, ‘Other Future’, the strains of traditional music float above a multi-channel screening of Wu Wenguang’s ‘Village Documentary Project’, which he began in 2005 and has been working on for the past ten years.
August 5, 2015 6:27 am
To further inflect the argument of the Pavilion on the saga of empires and the resistance against them, the Philippine artist and worldmaker David Medalla will perform at the Philippine Pavilion. Medalla was a seminal contemporary artist in the Philippines, initiating a significant break from Western modernism and internationalism in Manila in the ’50s.