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Reflections on the Basi Revolt and Contemporary Art: A Roundtable Discussion

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April 5, 2016, 1pm | 1F West Wing | Free admission to the discussion and to the featured exhibitions

Reflections on the Basi Revolt and Contemporary Art: A Roundtable Discussion

In line with the exhibitions Mito ng Aklasang Basi by Roberto Feleo and Agos by Antipas Delotavo, Vargas Museum invites the public to a discussion of Filipino regional history and myth-making as manifested in contemporary art practice on April 5, 2016 at 1pm.

Discussants include Dr. Vic Villan of UP Department of History, poet-essayist Arnold Molina Azurin, artists Roberto Feleo and Antipas Delotavo.

The activity is open to the public and with free admission to the featured exhibitions. Pre-registration to the discussion is encouraged by sending a message via vargasmuseum@gmail.com until April 4 or fill the contact form below.

For more information, please check the following Facebook event pages:

Mito ng Aklasang Basi | Roberto Feleo:
https://www.facebook.com/events/230732310607172/

Agos | Antipas Delotavo:
https://www.facebook.com/events/793313117479426/

Both shows run until April 8, 2016 with extended viewing hours of 8am to 6pm, and Monday viewings on March 28 and April 4. The exhibitions are made possible with support from the Province of Ilocos Norte and Tin-aw Art Gallery.

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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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