Pio Abad – interview: ‘The backbone of my practice is family: personal and political narratives entwined’
The London-based Filipino artist talks about The Collection of Jane Ryan & William Saunders, 3D replicas of some of the $21m haul of jewels amassed by Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos, and why the underlying narrative throughout this project is the act of grieving
Yee I-Lann Weaves A Tale Of Power On The Humble Banig
The banig is the star of the show in ZIGAZIG ah! Yee I-Lann’s first solo exhibition in SILVERLENS Manila. Her first exhibition with the gallery was in its Gillman Barracks, Singapore space in 2014. Locally, Yee I-Lann’s work was seen in Yee I-Lann: 2005-2016, her landmark retrospective show in the Ayala Museum in 2016, also produced in collaboration with SILVERLENS.
Filipino Curator Patrick Flores Leads Singapore Biennale 2019 "in the Right Direction"
"Properties" (2019) by Gary-Ross Pastrana is not a static display at the LASALLE College of the Arts, but rather a collection of pieces activated and used in a performance by Singaporean artists. These objects were used as props for Sarah Kane's Cleansedfor a Manila staging in 2019. The Kane original premiered in 1998 in London.
Singapore Biennale 2019 is the biennale of our time
Filipino artist Gary-Ross Pastrana’s “Properties” displays static objects used in a play staged in Manila called “Cleanse.” These objects would then be ‘activated’ by performance artists in Singapore; the objects thus taking in new meanings and identities.