NCCA Announces PHL Representative to 2017 Venice Art Biennale
September 15, 2016
The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), in partnership with the Office of Senator Loren Legarda, are pleased to announce the selection of the curatorial proposal titled The Spectre of Comparison by Joselina Cruz as the country’s representative to the 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia.
Legarda Announces Arsenale as the Venue of Phl Pavilion at the Art Venice Biennale 2017, Invites Curators and Artists to Submit Curatorial Proposals
April 29, 2016
Senator Loren Legarda announced that the Philippine Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia will be housed at the Arsenale, the largest pre-industrial production center of the world, where national pavilions of countries all over the world are located.
NCCA Announces PHL Representative to Historic 1st Participation at the 15th Venice Architecture Biennale
December 2, 2015
The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), in partnership with the Office of Senator Loren Legarda, are pleased to announce the selection of the curatorial proposal titled Muhon: Place Markers In The Search For Emerging Identity by Architect Edgardo Ledesma, Jr. of the Leandro V. Locsin Partners firm as the country’s representative to the prestigious 15th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia.
Philippines wraps up Biennale exhibit — literally
November 29, 2015 by Scott R. Garceau
Cutting class: Philippine Ambassador to Italy Domingo Nolasco takes up scissors (at artist Bogie Ruiz’s urging) to begin dismantling the Philippine exhibit at Art Biennale 2015 in Venice.
OUR PLACE IN THE WORLD
August 30, 2015 by AA Patawaran, Manila Bulletin
The Philippines returns to the Venice Biennale with a story as global as it is uniquely our own.
Blood spills at the Philippine Pavilion at the Biennale Arte 2015, the 56th edition of the renowned international art exposition in Venice, Italy.
by Samantha Leese, Design Anthology
In the final scene of Manuel Conde’s seminal Philippine film Genghis Khan (1950), the young Mongol warrior, yet to rule history’s largest contiguous realm, makes a promise to his lover: ‘I will tie a string around the world and lead it to your feet.’
NCCA HEAD SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON FILIPINO ARTISTS OFFICIALLY CHOSEN FOR THE PHILIPPINE PAVILION
August 22, 2015 by NCCA
Felipe M. de Leon Jr., chair of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, wrote a letter to the editor to clarify the participation of Filipino artists in the Venice Biennale, in reference to the article “More Filipino artists Shine in Venice Biennale” by Brylle B. Tabora (Aug. 10, 2015, Lifestyle).
DAVID MEDALLA IN COLLABORATION WITH ADAM NANKERVIS
August 19, 2015
A collateral event of the Philippine Pavilion
Performance at the Microclima, Venzia
“It relates to Philippine traditions which he thinks are being lost or consumed by colonional influences. So he wants to go back and revisit them, through dream time initaitions, rituals in his own way.”
Adam Nankervis on David Medalla’s Pangarap sa Panglao
DAVID MEDALLA TO PERFORM AT VENICE BIENNALE
By: Raoul J. Chee Kee @inquirerdotnet
Filipino artist David Medalla will perform this week (Aug. 20) in the Philippine Pavilion at the 56th International Art Exhibition at the Venice Biennale.
PRESENT IN VENICE: EXTENSIVE PHILIPPINE LOCALITY IN THE CONTEMPORARY
August 17, 2015
Patrick Flores will be having a seminar in London.
Date: October 29, 2015
Time: 5:15PM – 7:00PM
Venue: 21/22 Russell Square
HOW ART BECAME OUR BEST AMBASSADOR
August 16, 2015 by Raymond Ang, Philippine Star
Medal of genius: Filipino artist David Medalla, shown here with Adam Nankervis, is regarded as one of the founders of kinetic art. He was even gifted with a medallic sculpture by the great Marcel Duchamp.
FRIEZE MAGAZINE: 56th VENICE BIENNALE
August 15, 2015 by Matthew McLean, Frieze Magazine
In the Chinese pavilion, ‘Other Future’, the strains of traditional music float above a multi-channel screening of Wu Wenguang’s ‘Village Documentary Project’, which he began in 2005 and has been working on for the past ten years.
THE PHILIPPINES PAVILION AT VENICE BIENNALE 2015
June 18, 2015 by Vanessa Scully
The year 2015 will see the Philippines showcase at The Venice Biennale, after a hiatus of 5 decades. For a third world country, perceived by the West as a no-go travel zone, I saw this as an amazing opportunity for the Philippines to re-imagine their perhaps overlooked international identity.
ON WORLDMAKING, NEW EMPIRES, AND PHILIPPINE ART | ONE ON ONE WITH PATRICK FLORES
June 12, 2015 by Lai Del Rosario
Art historian Patrick Flores takes us on a tour of the Philippine Pavilion, Tie A String Around the World, in this year’s Venice Biennale.
THE POWER OF THE SEA: ASIA’S ISLAND NATIONS MAKE A SPLASH AT THE VENICE BIENNALE
September 2014 by Jessica Saxby
The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), in partnership with the Office of Senator Loren Legarda, are pleased to announce the selection of Patrick Flores’ curatorial proposal titled Tie A String Around the World as the official Philippine participation at the 56th Venice Art Biennale 2015.
VENICE BIENNALE – ASIAN HIGHLIGHTS
May 22, 2015 by Annie Jael Kwan
The 56th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia was launched recently with the usual round of previews and opening receptions, and is now opened to the public to 22 November, 2015.
THE VESSEL TO VENICE
April 27,2015 by Patrick Flores
When Filipino filmmaker Manuel Conde graced the screening of his 1950 film Genghis Khan at the Venice Film Festival in 1952, he was rather confounded. He did not know what he had wrought, and why it had lured cinephiles and moguls outside his country. A particular scene showing horses was noteworthy.
THE VENICE QUESTIONNAIRE #18: PATRICK D. FLORES
ArtReview sent a questionnaire to artists and curators exhibiting in and curating the various national pavilions of the 2015 Venice Biennale, the responses to which will be published daily in the lead-up to the Venice Biennale opening.
PHILIPPINE PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE | DAVID MEDALLA
August 5, 2015 by PAVB
To further inflect the argument of the Pavilion on the saga of empires and the resistance against them, the Philippine artist and worldmaker David Medalla will perform at the Philippine Pavilion. Medalla was a seminal contemporary artist in the Philippines, initiating a significant break from Western modernism and internationalism in Manila in the ’50s.