Art Fair Philippines 2015

Before anything else, here are my works for this year’s (2015) Art Fair Philippines:

Purely for documentation (because categorized under My Shows too)

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A Crack and A Pop – 3′ x 4′ – Acrylic on Canvas (2015)

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The Space Race – 4′ x 3′ – Acrylic on Canvas (2015)

to my future biographer, you’re welcome. HAHA *feeler*

NOW, back to ArtFairPH15 : it was a 4 day event so (for the convince of it all) let’s segregate this post by days.

DAY ONE

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The first day started at about 230 PM but it was only for VIPs, which I found out that morning that I was not.

totally cool, no problem ha ha

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anyway, my date and I went had dinner so that’s always a plus. She referred to People’s Palace as affordable — yeah. as you guessed, she’s not an (starving) artist hahaha

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Us again trying to tell Mang Jaimer (gallery’s driver. yeah ~fancy name. haha)  to take a decent picture of us with my work. I guess he preferred tita Elaine’s work. haha

I wasn’t able to go around that much that day and also on the second day — too busy mingling. ha ha

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My sister and I allotted the day 3 to really look at each booth. Telling you guys now : WRONG MOVE. Remember most Galleries change their displays everyday. 

Let’s move on. Here’s to better life choices in 2016. But yey, we have half a year to make bad choices. 

ZEAN CABANGIS – he had a solo show under Art Informal.

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DAY TWO

Spent a little time at the Fair but was mostly at a satellite exhibition.

SURROUNDED BY WATER – group show held in Finale Art File, Pasong Tamo

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Best part : there was a dog in shoes! haha kidding

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It was a very good show. Here are a bunch of pictures:

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which are not really helpful because I forgot to take note of the names.

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(I won’t put the names of the ones I do remember because I don’t trust my memory)

DAY THREE

a.k.a. art overload day

Manufacturer’s Advice: Content May VaryTIN-AW GALLERY

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Zean Cabangis – ART INFORMAL

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(detail)

 

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Mariano Ching and Yasmin Sison – Special Exhibitions under Silverlens Galleries

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They’re married —  here’s to hoping to be an artist couple.

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kidding. Let’s diversify my future kids’ (if any) skills

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Tad Ermitano – Special Exhibitions

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I couldn’t really stay there long because di uso ata yung hanging dun and it smelled

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— which I later found out was because of the worms that they later cooked

Maria Taniguchi – Special Exhibitions under Silverlens Galleries

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You can take one home. So people took one or like a hundred.

Kawayan de Guia – Special Exhibitions

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After the art fair, this piece was also showed in Paris

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FROM THIS POINT ON, I will only put the gallery names.

Give me a break, it’s been 3 months. but I’ll try my best to find the names

VINYL ON VINYL

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by Regen Mulingtapang

JOJO LEGASPI

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I liked his show but it was very heavy.

J STUDIO

Solo show of Alwin Reamillo
Solo show of Alwin Reamillo

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I remember Alwin from his show in West Gallery the year before and I really liked it. If you saw it, well this show is similar but on steroids. (bigger, more stuff, more everything)

SILVERLENS GALLERIES

(L-R) Patricia Eustaquio, Martha Atienza, Allan Balisi

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(above) Corinne de San Jose, (L-R), Wawi Navarroza, Hanna Pettyjohn

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Detail of my brother’s work

MO_SPACE

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Louie Cordero, Nilo Ilarde, MM Yu

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Gino Bueza, MM Yu

FINALE ART FILE

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Amy Aragon, Wire Tuazon

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Ranelle Dial

SECRET FRESH

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GALLERIA DUEMILA

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RM de Leon

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Part of my “to own in the future” list. Either to buy or steal from my dad’s haha kidding.

EDOUARD MALINGUE GALLERY

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There were some international galleries. Surprised that there were a few because I didn’t know we (the Philippines) were in their radar. Plus this fair was about Philippine contemporary art but no hating here. I was just surprised.

EQUATOR ART PROJECTS

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This is where I bought my first art fair purchase! Well, it was just a patch.

DRAWING ROOM

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This was the first year (from my knowledge) that the Drawing Room focused on one artist.

PABLO GALLERY

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Pow Martinez and Jayson Oliveria

They actually sold those coconuts but not sure if for 20 Euros.

Annie Cabigting – Special Exhibitions under Finale Art File

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one of my favorites : artist, person and show

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These 2 were the pieces most commented at by my friends (who mostly don’t frequent art exhibits).

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It was generally the many variations of “art ba yan?” Well. This debate can go on forever.

BLANC GALLERY

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Jonathan Ching

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Allan Balisi, Jonas Eslao

Since this was a person long post, ill separate the West Gallery – Art Fair 2015 post.

Plus, I am very biased to me dad’s gallery. #lovelocal haha

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