June 20, 2017 6:28 am
Venice, Italy (CNN Philippines Life) — The idea of a “national identity” isn’t flat, as some people might have you think. It is a vast, complex landscape, with boundaries leaking from one to the other. Perceived differences form a major part of what one’s national identity is supposed to be,
June 20, 2017 6:25 am
MANILA, May 15, 2017 -- The Philippines triumphantly returned for a second consecutive participation in the Venice Art Biennale with a stronger showing as it presented a national pavilion curated by Joselina Cruz featuring two important Filipino artists—Lani Maestro and Manuel Ocampo—in a prime space at the Arsenale in Venice, Italy.
June 20, 2017 6:23 am
In 2015, the Philippines returned to the Venice Biennale—one of the world's premier art exhibitions—after a 51-year absence. The country's pavilion at the Biennale that year, "Tie A String Around The World," focused on culture and geography, particularly on the West Philippine Sea.
June 20, 2017 6:20 am
You could swear you have recruited yourself in a Gabriel Garcia-Marquez novella: inside the house it is raining, while outside remains bone-dry. But this is not a magic-realist, Latin American literary incantation. The installation is by Vajiko Chachkhiani, and centers on a house from a Georgian countryside titled “Living Dog Among Dead Lions.”
June 20, 2017 6:06 am
VENICE — They may be in their 20s, but Katherine Nuñez and Issay Rodriguez are already making waves in the global art scene, this time at the prestigious “Biennale Arte 2017,” which features contemporary art.
June 20, 2017 5:57 am
VENICE, Italy, May 13 (Xinhua) -- The international exhibition at this year's Art Biennale in Venice takes visitors on a fantastical voyage through the imagination of 120 artists of all ages and from 51 different countries and regions.
June 20, 2017 5:55 am
It is the world’s biggest contemporary art event and it transforms the city of Venice into a Mecca for curators, artists and art pilgrims who traverse the globe to be part of this international spectacle.
June 20, 2017 5:23 am
The title of this exhibition The Spectre of Comparison is drawn from the novel Noli Me Tángere by the Filipino National Hero Jose Rizal. Originally written in Spanish as "el demonio de las comparaciones," this enigmatic phrase is a framework for the practices of Lani Maestro and Manuel Ocampo, artists representing the Philippine Pavilion.
June 20, 2017 5:18 am
This year’s Biennial Foundation Annual Reception will take place during the opening of the 57th Venice Biennale, on 10 May 2017.
June 20, 2017 5:09 am
The finissage or closing ceremony of the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale in late November was a momentous and bittersweet one. It was the first time for the Philippines to participate in this particular exhibit, and only the third time the country had joined the Venice Biennale.