In 1950 in the Philippines, the filmmaker Manuel Conde and the painter Carlos Francisco worked together to do the first film ever on Genghis Khan. Telling the tale of the conqueror’s rite of passage from warrior to overlord in the form of a metrical romance and an adventure, it bemused both Hollywood and Venice. The Philippine Pavilion returns to Venice after 51 years through this exemplary film to reflect on the country’s modernity and the present scheme of a world […]Read More
“Absence makes the heart grow fonder” is what’s said about lovers. But for some Filipino artists, absence makes them produce work that showcase “intellectual rigor and depth and immense creativity,” especially if the waiting took 51 years long.
This year marks the Philippines’ return to the Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition with Dr. Patrick Flores’ curatorial project, “Tie A String Around the World.” It tackles a leader’s quest for world domination and the disputed waters of the West Philippine Sea.
The Philippine […]
SENATOR Loren Legarda lauded the Philippines’ return after five decade of absence to the Venice Biennale art exhibit, dubbed the “world’s art olympics.”
Loren said the country’s participation in the event “shows the importance not only of government support to enriching arts and culture but also of the convergence of government agencies.”
The 56th International Art Exhibition organized by La Biennale di Venezia will run from May 9 to November 22 in Venice, Italy.
Legarda, the principal advocate for the Philippines’ participation in […]
Senator Loren Legarda today said that the Philippines’ return to the Venice Biennale following a five-decade absence shows the importance not only of government support to enriching arts and culture but also of the convergence of government agencies.
Legarda, the principal advocate for the Philippines’ participation in the 56th International Art Exhibition in Venice, Italy, said that the project would not have been possible without the full cooperation and effective coordination among government agencies, particularly the National Commission for Culture and […]
You may now visit the official website of the Philippine Art Venice Biennale (PAVB) to access information about the Philippine Pavilion and other details about the country’s participation in the 56th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.
Please visit http://www.philartvenicebiennale.com/