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Proto/Para: Rethinking Curatorial Work

Proto/Para: Rethinking Curatorial Work 19 February – 09 April 2021 1F and 3F Galleries UP Vargas Museum The exhibition pursues the goals of the 2020 iteration of the Curatorial Development Workshop supported by the Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) and the Philippine Contemporary Art Network (PCAN). Like the workshop, which began in 2010, the exhibition seeks … Continue reading

Displace, Embody

Displace, Embody 17 December 2020 – 13 February 2021 1F and 3F Galleries UP Vargas Museum Participating Artists: Bree Jonson, Eisa Jocson, garbanzos, Patipat Chaiwitesh, Samak Kosem, Wantanaee Siripattananuntakul UP Vargas Museum, in partnership with Aura Contemporary Art Foundation, presents Displace, Embody, an exhibition that seeks to reflect on how bodies, species, and spaces transform … Continue reading

The Work of Art

The Work of Art pursues the trajectory of the exhibition The Nature of the Collection, exhibited last year at the Vargas, which sifts through the philosophical contexts evoked by the pieces in the collection. The Work of Art gathers art works from various artists that are centered on labor–be it in public or private, domestic or social, personal or historical, thus bringing to light conditions of making and doing. It also attends to the iconography of work and how it translates into the moment of art, from seemingly banal scenes of washing and mothering, to the picturesque rendering of tilling and fishing, and on to the handiwork itself. Continue reading

Form | Kata Proto-type | Roberto M.A. Robles

Form | Kata Proto-type Pag-saka ng Katagalugan The Red Deer Route Identity in Post-sculpture Works Roberto M.A. Robles 16 July – August 2020 1F Galleries and Landing, outdoor West porch, and driveway Click here to go to the Facebook event page of the exhibition for the latest updates. The University of the Philippines Vargas Museum, in partnership … Continue reading

Curatorial Development Workshop Exhibitions 2019

Curatorial Development Workshop Exhibitions 7 December 2019 – 7 March 2020 Opening Reception: 7 December, Saturday, 6:00 pm 1F and 3F Galleries, and 2F Gallery Video Rooms Click here to go to the Facebook event page of the exhibition for the latest updates. The Japan Foundation, Philippine Contemporary Art Network, and University of the Philippines Vargas Museum … Continue reading

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