Journalist Jackie Dent spoke to exhibiting artists Marikit Santiago, Leeroy New and Alwin Reamillo about the personal and political themes that resonate through their work for ‘Balik Bayan’.
As part of the Balik Bayan program, Blacktown Arts presents a weekly film program that charts excellence in Filipino cinema including iconic films from the Second Golden Age and the New Independence.
Local, regional and national artists are invited to submit entries in drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics and mixed media. Applications close Tuesday, 10 October 2017 at 5 pm.
JK from Sipat Lawin Ensemble had 8 seconds to tell us about their major fiesta event, Mahal Kita Future Bayan, which was held at Blacktown Arts Centre in September 2017. Watch the clip and read more!
These school holidays, young artists will work together to construct a mini town, or “bario”, with artist Marikit Santiago!