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KARAPATAN: Artists Stand for Human Rights | CANVAS

CANVAS (The Center for Art, New Ventures and Sustainable Development)
20 June to 22 July 2017
3F South Wing Gallery
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.

For more information, please contact Vargas Museum at (+632) 928-1927 (direct line), (+632) 981-8500 loc. 4024 (UP trunkline), (+632) 928-1925 (fax) or send an e-mail to vargasmuseum@gmail.com. You may also check our website at http://vargasmuseum.upd.edu.ph/ or like us at http://www.facebook.com/vargasmuseum.upd and follow us at Twitter and Instagram @UPVargasMuseum for updates.



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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Internship program: We already closed the call for museum interns. We will have another batch in May. For Library Internships (UP Vargas Museum - Library and Archives), please check details posted here. Beyond Myself: Filipino Migrants' Investments in Philippine Futures is on its fifth week of viewing. This Curating Development exhibition is open until 28 March 2018. Books, reports, and other materials about #migration #policy are available for reading at the 3F South Wing, courtesy of colleagues from Goldsmiths - University of London, Scalabrini Migration Center Philippines, Enrich HK, Department of Sociology of The University of Hong Kong - HKU - 香港大學, and Keele University. The Living Architecture Exhibition is on view until 7 April 2018. Here is one of the four Tiyad structures created by Indy Paredes on the porches of the museum. Paredes will be joined by architecture and urban planning specialists on 24 March for the Artkitektura Exhibit Encounters 3: Vargas Conversations - "How can we make our cities more human?" Activity details will soon be posted on our Facebook event page. @artkitekturafestival Beyond Myself: Filipino Migrants' Investments in Philippine Futures at the 3F Galleries is extended until 28 March 2018. For guided tours, please send a message to vargasmuseum@gmail.com.

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Please send applications to vargasmuseum@gmail.com with subject line “INTERN-Museum APR 2018”. The program is designed to give the intern an overview of museum practices: collections management, curation, exhibition coordination, and educational programming. For March 2018, we need interns to assist with research of objects, manuscripts, and memorabilia for upcoming exhibitions.

Library and Archives INTERNS
Please send applications to vargaslibraryarchives@gmail.com with subject line “INTERNS-Library 2018”. Application is all year round.

Interns will index the serials collection, digitize the archive and memorabilia collection, and contribute to the inventory of the library collection. Applicants are preferably Library Science majors.

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