Art, Artist Talk / Walk-Through, West Wing Gallery (Edge)

Artist Walk-Through | Mark Salvatus

Artist Walk-Through
Mark Salvatus

16 August, 2011
2:30 – 4:00 PM
GF West Wing Gallery, Vargas Museum
University of the Philippines, Diliman

In line with the exhibit

The Vargas Museum will host the walk-through of Mark Salvatus on August 16, Tuesday, 2:30PM at the West Wing Gallery where his solo exhibit is currently on view.

c_rafts examines personal stories, collective memories and survival in times of calamity. Salvatus departs from his personal encounters in España in Sampaloc area where flooding is a regular occurrence. He further explores other people’s experiences during the typhoon Ondoy in 2009 devastating many parts of Metro Manila. For the walk-through, Salvatus will discuss how these rafts made out of everyday objects make the viewer re-think perceptions on fear and doubt in relation to the instinct of surviving a disaster. He will also delve into how these objects produce multiple layers of meanings in terms of consumerism, security, urbanism and everyday politics.

Admission to the walk-through is free. Reservation is encouraged.

About Jorge B. Vargas Museum

It aims to preserve its collection donated by Jorge B. Vargas and conducts research, exhibitions, publications, and educational programs. The Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center houses a museum, archives, and library devoted to the Philippine history, art, and culture from the late 19th century until the post-war era. Its main beneficiaries are students, faculty, researchers and scholars of the Philippines and Asia.


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