Local artists creating art from waste join the citywide celebrations of Laoag’s Golden Year of Cityhood through an eco-themed art exhibit entitled “naglabas, agdama, masakbayan [past, present, future]” slated to run on June 18-20 at the Laoag City Hall Auditorium.
Organized by the LEAD Movement in collaboration with the City Government of Laoag, the art show hopes to inspire sustainability and making a difference in the present and future. Laoag through the years has garnered numerous accolades, among them Clean and Green City.
Up for viewing are the works of Margo Rae Alesna, Rizaldie Altuna, Carl Martin Aragones, Khervin John Gallandez, Gerome Malbas, Marc Nicolas, Dexter Robiñol, Janer Santos, Juan Elani Tulas and Marvin Xavier Vea.
The event is free and open to the public. Hoping you could drop by.
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With barely three weeks lead time, “Requiem” by Khervin Gallandez is currently up at Samtoy Books til the end of the month before it proceeds to Arte Luna, Paoay, for a 2-day (All Saints’ Day-All Souls’ Day) feature. A Halloween art exhibit, the show, according to the growing Ilocano artist, is all about mysticism and surrealism. “Physically exhausted but happy” is his state of mind.
Pandora’s Box, among the acrylic artworks, struck my eye first. Passion and youth are distinctly Gallandez’s strength. The control of brush strokes makes a Gallandez grand and crisp at the same time.
Requiem to Catholics is mass for the dead.
“I’d like to thank, my younger brother, my partner in almost all the hardest part, Ms. Gee, the curator of Samtoy, Maribeth Macayanan, the assistant, and Sirib Youth organization,” Khervin wishes to say.
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It’s the season once again for platefuls of atang and burning candles. When you’ve already exhausted the Nation white paint you bought from Ace Marketing, you may want to pay Requiem a visit. Young Ilocano artist Khervin Gallandez is all set for his first show. The Halloween art exhibit opens on the 25th at Samtoy Books, La Tabacalera Lifestyle Center.
On the same day, have a beer, or more, at the Eagle’s Nest Night of the Living Drunks. Be a Drunkentein for a night, but please, people, don’t be accurate zombies. Enjoy!
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