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KARAPATAN: Artists Stand for Human Rights | CANVAS

Karapatan
CANVAS (The Center for Art, New Ventures and Sustainable Development)
20 June to 22 July 2017
3F Galleries
UP Vargas Museum

UP Vargas Museum, in cooperation with CANVAS – Center for Art, New Ventures & Sustainable Development, opens Karapatan on June 20, Tuesday, 6pm at the 3F Galleries.

Karapatan is this year’s Looking for Juan Outdoor Banner Project presentation by CANVAS at Vargas Museum, featuring works from more than 60 artists reflecting on the theme of human rights. The diverse expression of these artists becomes a means for broaching the subject while at the same time foregrounds the ways human rights are grasped in the Filipino society.

Karapatan runs until July 22.

Participating artists: Leonard Aguinaldo, Aldy Aguirre, Adrian Alfonso, Frances Alvarez, Melvin Anglacer, Japs Antido, Marcel Antonio , Aaron Asis, Vincent Balandra, Elvert Bañares, Kean Barrameda, Mark Barretto, Louisse Batuegas, Sergio Bumatay III, Pin Calacal, Imelda Cajipe-Endaya, Emard Cañedo, RC Caringal, Sayid Cedicol, Mideo Cruz, Christian Culangan, Ronson Culibrina, Rai Cruz, Daniel Dela Cruz, Antipas Delotavo, Doktor Karayom, Rap Eya, Liza Flores, Marc Gaba, Sarah Geneblazo, Caloy Gernale, Abi Goy, Jay Harold Hidalgo, Martin Honasan, Johanna Helmuth, Tamer Karam, Lindslee, Renz Lee, Dante Lerma, Quatro Los Baños, Clark Manalo, Lotsu Manes, Hadrian Mendoza, Jason Moss, Fernan Odang, Epjey Pacheco, Anthony Palomo, Mervin Fabro Pimentel, Alwin Reamillo, Iggy Rodriguez, Roy Rosatase, Art Sanchez, Max Santiago, Pablo Baen Santos, Brave Mabalo Singh, Kim Hamilton Sulit, Gian Miroe Surban, Laureen Tecson, Yani Unsana, Wesley Valenzuela, Veejay Villafranca, Eva Yu, Christopher Zamora

The Center for Art, New Ventures and Sustainable Development (CANVAS) promotes greater awareness and appreciation for Philippine art and culture principally through exhibitions and projects that not only showcases artworks from some of the best young contemporary Filipino artists around, but also lead to the publication of books, prints, and other merchandise that make these artworks more accessible to more people.

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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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