May 2, 2015
“My tears naturally fell when we shot the mass grave scene in Tacloban,” said award-winning actress Nora Aunor in Filipino as she talked about her latest movie Taklub this week.
May 2, 2015
Taklub, which presents the tragedy left behind by Super Typhoon Yolanda in November 2013, has been selected for screening under the Un Certain Regard section of the 68th Cannes International Film Festival, which will run from May 13 to 24. It is helmed by Cannes 2009 Best Director Brillante Mendoza and […]
The Philippines is coming back to the Venice Biennale after an absence of 51 years. Meet the visionaire behind our provocative exhibit.
May 1, 2015
MANILA, Philippines – From May 9 to Nov. 22, the art world shall descend on the Venice Biennale. It’s the oldest contemporary art event on the globe, and in its 56 editions — one held every other year since 1895 — it has arguably become the most prestigious. The world’s superpowers always participate, having built permanent pavilions in the […]
Don’t have time to visit all 90 national shows at this year’s Venice Biennale?
Here’s our choice of the must-sees
Fiona Hall is a veteran installation artist, accustomed to sprawling monographic shows, whose meticulously detailed works raise questions of nature and nurture, and comment, often wryly, on the human condition. Wrong Way Time comprises hundreds of multi-part works that together probe global politics, finance and the environment — ‘a minefield of madness, badness, sadness’, in the words of the artist. Hall’s […]