Pamana

The Pamana exhibit opened on January 31 at the Museo De La Salle in De La Salle University-Dasmariñas. The art exhibit showcased 24 artworks by local artists. A musical performance by the group Bobby Balingit and The Atomic Soul and a performance by artist Winston Hernandez capped the Pamana launch.

The success of the Pamana exhibit was indicated by the follow-up events slated for late February and March. There were art talks given by Arch. Richard Buxani, Bobby Balingit, Aiya Balingit and John Marin of Studio 1616, and a student-artist mural interaction activity in partnership with the street art group CVTY Collective.

Pamana Group Art Exhibit

Pamana Artists
From left: Cristy Ancanan, Henry Ancanan, Emmanuel Garibay, Winston Hernandez, Bobby Balingit, Arch. Richard Buxani, Christian Cresencio
From bottom left: Heidi Sarno, Cecile Gelicame, Johannes Dayrit, Alee Garibay, Matthius Garcia

Ribbon Cutting
The opening of Pamana exhibit was led by Emmanuel Garibay, Bobby Balingit, along with other artists with Cecile Gelicame of Museo de la Salle-Dasmarinas.

Exhibit Opening
People gathered at the exhibit to look at art works by 24 participating artists from Cavite.

Pamana Exhibit Opening
Students, artists, and guests gathered at Museo de la Salle-Dasmarinas.

Fragility Art Installation by Arch Richard Buxani
Fragility Art Installation by Arch Richard Buxani

Ang Sining Bilang Isang Karakter, an Art Talk by Bobby Balingit
Ang Sining Bilang Isang Karakter, an Art Talk by Bobby Balingit

Sintomas

More than 50 artists joined the traveling exhibit Sintomas. Artworks in this exhibit gave the viewing public differing perspectives on the theme of symptoms of social and spiritual decay.

The Sintomas opening on February 7 in SM Dasmariñas was successful launch that showcased the unity of artists and the diversity of talent in the province. SM Mall executives and Provincial Tourism Director Liberty Herrera attended the opening, while the music of Bobby Balingit and The Atomic Soul lent a festive vibe to the event.

After spending a week at SM Dasmariñas, the Sintomas exhibit then moved to SM Trece Martires on February 13, and SM Rosario on February 20. On February 27, it was exhibited at SM Bacoor and the last leg of the traveling exhibit was held at SM Molino on March 6.

Sintomas Group Exhibit

Sintomas artists group photo
Sintomas artists group photo

Sintomas Exhibit Ribbon Cutting
Sintomas Exhibit ribbon cutting at SM Dasmarinas, Cavite.

Opening remarks by Banni Ambion, representing co-convenor Henry Ancanan
Opening remarks by Banni Ambion, representing co-convenor Henry Ancanan

Sintomas Exhibit Opening
Editha Tayco, SM Malls representative, gave the welcome remarks for Sintomas Exhibit Opening.

Audience and guests at the exhibit opening at SM Dasmarinas, Cavite
Audience and guests at the exhibit opening at SM Dasmarinas, Cavite

Bobby Balingit and the Atomic Soul
Bobby Balingit and the Atomic Soul
The Atomic Soul identify their music as ‘Ekstatik’, a product of ancient and modern instruments. Weave in their music is a live storytelling and reminiscing the history and folk tales from different cultures from the East.

Nina Garibay with SM personnel
Nina Garibay with SM personnel

Installation by Arch Richard Buxani, sculpture by Lito Modejar and Matthius Garcia
Installation by Arch Richard Buxani, sculpture by Lito Modejar and Matthius Garcia