Features

Writer and director Alex Westfall critically imagines history through archives and…

“A lot of my work stems from the existential question 'How did I get here? [...] What would have happened…

Remembering and Retrieving in Ateneo Art Gallery's Ligalig

"...With only less than a month before the registered population is given a chance to choose the nation’s…

The Regions in Focus at the 10th Art Fair Philippines

With this year’s edition of Art Fair Philippines going hybrid, featured art groups from the country’s…

Ang INK’s 30th Traces Its Role in Children’s Literature

Nina Martinez, the current president of Ang INK,…

Printmaking Illustrations: The self-published books and full-colored prints of Keith…

Unlike artists books that are often focused on highlighting…

Meet Your Instructor: Steph Alvarez on Her Practice of Art

"With painting still life (in my class), students…

It takes many twos

When it comes to art writing, there's often much to consider; in this estimate, two too many.

Ardent readings

"Ardent readings lead us to the emergence of something exemplary or to finding felicity in forms or articulations…

Art Writing and ‘Stilled Lives’

On days we remain trapped, we take notice of what…

Luck at First Strike: Three Winning Filipina Printmakers at International Print…

“Striking” is a printmaking term, meaning to lay paper on an inked plate to make a mark. It is…

NFT Art: A Double-Edged Sword

When the quality of art is equivalent to its mintability, what exactly is being sustained?

Loosen Writing’s Leash

Kickstarting the series, On Art Writing, Pristine…

Unprocessed and Hastily Published: Some Zines from a Personal Collection

The author dusts five collected zines in a part review, part remembrance of pre-pandemic past

Expanding the Tapestry: Modern Myth-Making with Philippine Spirits

Jean Karl Gaverza engages with local myth and folklore -- and invites readers to do the same.

Subjugation through Adoration: Bona (1980) Reviewed

Interesting to note, too, is that the film was made and released when the Philippines was embroiled in the…

Regina Reyes and the Art of What We Leave Behind

In the artist's second solo show, Sunday becomes a vibe. The author catches up with the artist on the ideas…

Present Catechisms

Why with art amid crisis are we no longer surprised?

In Shaky, Red Ink: Mako Micro-press

A fellow zine-maker reflects on the indomitable arts group.

Re-envisioning the Tarot: Brenda Fajardo, Iya Regalario, and Manix Abrera

The open structure of the occult favorite allows for manifold interpretation and various designs - an appeal…