In today's #Revisit, we are looking back on Pacita Abad’s solo exhibition, A Million Things to Say. This show was mounted at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD) from 12 April until 1 July 2018, and was curated by Abad’s nephew, Pio Abad and MCAD’s director, Joselina Cruz.
In today's #Revisit, we are looking back on Norberto Roldan’s diptych, F-16 (2012), which was exhibited in the group show, No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City.
In this edition of the short 10 Minute Interviews, Pio addresses current socio-political issues, whilst also talking about how his roots and where he comes from is directly linked to his artistic practice
Mit Jai Inn, Pinaree Sanpitak, and Savinee Buranasilapin at “Art on Farm”
Brian Mertens reviews the annual "Art on Farm” at Jim Thompson Farm, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, featuring site-specific installations in and around the site's heritage farmhouses and temple buildings by artists such as Mit Jai Inn, Pinaree Sanpitak, and Savinee Buranasilapin.
The Catholic church has long understood the power of beauty. The use of ritual, music, art, and design are central parts of their worship. Norberto Roldanalso recognizes beauty’s power. The Filipino artist transfers religious vestments and liturgical objects to gallery settings, using them to spark discussion on their meaning and place in the context of a post-colonial society ruled by the church for hundreds of years. These spiritual objects are repurposed in the pursuit of empirical truths.