This Month

Be a sustainable dresser, swap your old clothes at this flea market

Close the gap between fast fashion and consumption by swapping your old clothes, buying secondhand clothes, and resurrecting your damaged clothes at the re.Dress Flea Market. All clothes that go unsold or unswapped will be donated to partner non-profit organizations and communities who are in need.

Catch 15 full-feature films at this year’s Eigasai Japanese Film Festival

For the 21st installment of EIGASAI, The Japan Foundation Manila presents 15 full-feature films to be screened in Manila, Cebu, Davao, Bacolod, and Naga from July 4 to August 26. Admission is free on a first-come, first-served basis, except screenings at Greenbelt 1 Cinema 2 (PHP100 per screening) where tickets are available online: https://www.sureseats.com or at the cinema ticket booth starting June 27.

Check out the screening schedules for each city here: https://jfmo.org.ph/events-and-courses/japanese-film-festival-eigasai-2018/

 

Exploring sound creation through tools and technology

Focusing on performance and performative art, Composite Circuits explores technologies that serves as both tool and inspiration for various musical endeavors. The exhibit delves into the different interactions with mechanical, electronic, and digital mediums the unique sounds each produces. Curated by Dayang Yraola, the exhibit features the works of Datu Arellano, Lesley-Anne Cao, Tad Ermitaño, Jett Ilagan, Ian Carlo Jaucian, Mark Rambo Mactangay, Jon Romero, and Richard John Tuason.

“Objective” art: How can artists separate subjectivity from their subject?

What happens when a group of artists are tasked to separate their biases and subjectivity in order to create art that is “objective,”—based on the factual and verifiable rather than imagination? Curated by Gary-Ross Pastrana, First Lessons/ an after school special features the work of artists Anjo Bolarda, Roberto Sanchez, Dennis Bato, Chalk Zaldivar, Teo Esguerra, and Migue Paolo Borja.

A pessimist’s dream: the art exhibit that explores everyday dangers

In reference to the potential dangers that lie dormant in the mundane, artists Tiffany Lafuente, Faye Pamintuan, and Ev Yu explore the notion of the “everyday accidents.” Their exhibit, Radio Waves, ponders on the commonplace—objects, actions, and situations—and how these may very well be the kindle that fuels an unfortunate event.

Himmel über them lonesome cities at 1335MABINI

A group of Philippine-based artists is invited to explore these themes. The first part of the exhibition title is an allusion to a movie by German director Wim Wenders, whose movie influenced movies made in the US and India, a building in Prague, a music video by R.E.M., etc., epitomizing a movement of people, goods and ideas across man-made borders into the urban everyday.

Watch your favorite Kidlat Tahimik films until June at Ateneo Art Gallery

The Ateneo Art Gallery is hosting Kidlat Revisited: Public Screenings of Kidlat Tahimik Films starting Apr. 25. To register, click here.

Enroll your kids in robotics, 3D animation, and digital arts courses this summer

In Power Mac Center’s latest series of summer workshops, courses were thoroughly selected and modules creatively crafted to meet the current interests of young digital enthusiasts. Kids aged eight to 15 are invited to enroll in a five-day session on game development, digital arts, 3D modeling and animation, and robotics.