MANILA: Guide to Photography Exhibits and Events coinciding ArtFair Philippines 2018

There’s a Spotlight on PHOTOGRAPHY around town! Our team at Thousandfold rounded up a guide so you won’t miss the activities as many events are happening at the same time. For more information, click on the links. Feel free to share, spread photography awareness and appreciation. Enjoy!

ART FAIR PHILIPPINES 2018: March 1-4 at The Link, Ayala Center, Makati. This year, there’s a special highlight on Photography dubbed as “ARTFAIRPH/PHOTO”. Featured activities listed below.

TICKETS: available online

ON EXHIBIT at ArtFairPH/PHOTO section:
Neil Oshima solo exhibition “Kin”. #PHphotographyMasters
“Provocations” curated by Neil Oshima and Angel Shaw. 15 Filipino photographers on group show, mostly documentary/photojournalism and also contemporary photography : Jes Aznar, Nana Buxani, Geloy Concepcion, RJ Fernandez, Paco Guerrero, Kawayan de Guia, Carlo Gabuco, Tommy Hafalla, Marta Lovina, Kat Palasi, Derek Soriano, VeejayVillafranca, Boy Yniguez 
Eduardo Masferre presented by 1335Mabini. #PHphotographyMasters #PHhistoricalphotography #ethnography #cordilleras
Teodulo Protomartir, Yee I-Lann, Wawi Navarroza, Frank Callaghan, Gina Osterloh, Johann Espiritu presented by Silverlens Galleries. #contemporaryphotography #photographybasedart
WEEGEE from the collection of the International Center of Photography 
#MastersOfPhotography #streetphotography #documentaryphotography
—Photography works from the Julius Baer Art Collection

MARCH 1: 5-7pm: Artist Talk by Malaysian international artist Yee I-Lann
MARCH 4, 10am-12nn: “A Tragic Love Story in Life and Art: Preserving The History of Photojournalism” (A Presentation From The International Center of Photography NYC and a Conversation with Raffy Lerma and Ezra Acayan)
MARCH 4, 1:30-2:30pm: Discussion on Contemporary Philippine Photography with Curator Angel Velasco Shaw and Neil Oshima, RJ Fernandez, Jes Aznar, Carlo Gabuco, Marta Lovina and Veejay Villafranca
MARCH 4, 3:00-4:30pm: Discussion on Contemporary Philippine Photography with Curator Angel Velasco Shaw and Kat Palasi, Nana Buxani, Alex Baluyut, Boy Yñiguez, Kawayan de Guia and Paco Guerrero

More information:

MARCH 1, Artbooks booth book signing: Veejay Villafranca “Signos” (published by MAPA Books)
MARCH 3, 7-10pm, Artbooks booth book signing: “Zines of Production” photobookzines by Alfred Marasigan, Charles Salazar, Cru Camara, Czar Kristoff, Edreec Sanglap, Kevin Kunishi, Jem Magbanua, Joseph Pascual, Mac Andre Arboleda, Tammy David, edited by Lobregat Balaguer, published by Hardworking, Goodlooking. 
Jake Verzosa “The Last Tattooed Women of Kalinga” new edition published by Steidl, limited copies at booth
more Filipino #photobookzines and #independentpublishing available at booth
Christine Chung “A Portrait of Us” new photobookzine out, published by Mazingerzine.

II. EXHIBITIONS AROUND TOWN which features Photographers and/or Photo-based works from Artists.

TICKETS: Entry is mostly free but please check their links to find out hours and tickets.

Manila Biennale: Open City at Intramuros, Manila. ongoing until March 5, 2017. 48 artists in various venues around the walled city including photo works by MM Yu, Protomartir, Jet Melencio, WNC Projects (Navarroza & Combarro), and more
The 70s: Objects Photographs & Documents at the Ateneo Art Gallery at the newly opened Areté, QC. Ongoing until July 2, 2018. Photographs in intersection with Filipino conceptual art; #PHphotographyhistory. Judy Freya Sibayan, Butch Perez, Yola Johnson, Ray Albano, Huge Bartolome, Joe Bautistam Roberto Chabet, Danilo Dalena, Joy Dayrit, Nathaniel Gutierrez, Nap Jamir II, Liwayway Recapping Co., Red Mansueto, Johnny Manahan, Fernando Modesto
“Flatlands” James Beckett, Hrair Sarkissian, Amie Siegel, Eugenio Tibaldi at Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD), Manila, ongoing until March 4, 2018. The exhibit features international contemporary art with a prominent use of photography, large format photographs and video
Czar Kristoff “New Works” at The Drawing Room, Karrivin Alley, Makati, ongoing until March 13, 2018
Jay Yao “The Low Hum of a Drone” at Galleria Duemila, Loring St. Pasay, ongoing until March 10, 2018.
“The Philippine Contemporary: to scale the past & The possible” survey exhibition at Metropolitan Museum of Manila, ongoing.
— Upcoming: Gino Javier “Maghahalo Ang Balat Sa Tinalupan” at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, March 27-April 16, 2018. Gino Javier “Takpan Mo’t Baka Lumamig” limited art book published by Thousandfold Small Press available HERE.

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