Collecting identities through music
If the earth can hear, what will you say?
Ears. Nowadays, they’ve been plugged with all sorts of contraptions that make the noise-polluted world as far away from the music-loving commuter (or disinterested pupil) as possible. It is detachment no one really hears.
At first it seems atrocious to bring the often noise-laden sounds of humans in the quiet, serene environment of Sambalikhaan. But here, the environment itself takes part in an exchange: the exchange of identities through sound.
Sawsawan invites everyone to share a song or two, to take part in this exchange: wind whistling through trees&mp3. Time to unplug those earphones (yes that’s right, here it’s no good keeping your music [identity] to yourself) and plug those players into our ultra-cool hi-tech speakermachinethingies. Then go and say, I AM STEREO.
(The songs played through the installation will be collected, documented and later uploaded onto a website.)
Free the ears! Share what’s on your SighPod!
Sawsawan unite! (Mark Salvatus, Mark Magistrado, & Lauren Villarama)
opening night: tutok kargado
tutoK takes on charged works and responses to the gallery collection
Jose Tence Ruiz
Mideo M. Cruz
Noel Soler Cuizon
Alfred Esquillo, Jr.
Egai Talusan Fernandez
Karen Ocampo Flores
J Pacena II
Mark Ramsel Salvatus III
Curated by Jose Tence Ruiz
Ateneo Art Gallery, Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights , Quezon City
February 26, 2008, 6:30 p.m.
Round table discussion on globalization and altered/alternative aesthetics. Featuring local and visiting artists.
Facilitated by Eileen Legaspi-Ramirez
Sambalikhaan, Asian Institute for Liturgy and Music (AILM)
275 E. Rodriguez Avenue, Quezon City
February 27, 2008, 3:00 to 6:00pm
tarps and photos: essaying our decaperacidos
Enrimand "Manman" Dejeto
Candice Anne Reyes
Curated by Nino Tagaro and Jes Aznar
February 27-29, 2008
installation projects on mental/ecological states
Enteng and Dessa Laput
Marlon And Kelly Paraganas
Curated by Buen Calubayan
February 27-28, 2008
an infestation of (de)synthesized video installations
Anino Shadow Play Collective
Artist Arrest Movement
Elvert de la Cruz Bañares
Khavn Dela Cruz
Treb Monteras II
Southern Tagalog Exposure
Curated by J Pacena II
February 28-29, 2008 , 2:00 to 4:00pm
spot-on urban graffiti invades idyllic setting
Pilipinas Street Plan (Philippines)
Killer Gerbil (Singapore)
Gene Pendon (Canada)
Curated by Mark Ramsel Salvatus III
February 28-29, 2008
surf plus shop
artists’ knickknacks on parade: art, food, books, etc.
Just bring ur stuff!
February 28-29, 2008
live art presentations by local and visiting artists
Buen Calubayan (Manila Philippines)
Nick Aca (Cagayan de Oro Philippines)
Ioana Gergescu (Quebec Canada)
Jef Carnay (Manila Philippines)
Noel Cuizon (Manila Philippines)
Soni Kum (Seoul Korea)
Shannon Cochrane (Ontario Canada)
Arai Shin-ichi (Tokyo Japan)
Mideo M Cruz (Manila Philippines)
Curated by Racquel de Loyola
February 28, 2008 4:00 to 9:00 pm
open mike for all sorts of live and livid actions
Curated by Jef Carnay
February 29, 2008, 4:00 to 6:00pm
musicians feting all artists in an acoustic ensemble
Curated by JL Burgos and Mavi Deocampo
February 29, 2008 7:00 to 9:00pm
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