Art & Music

Bakya Mo Neneng: An Ilongga OFW’s Death in Kuwait Proves Why This Song is Still Relevant

joseph batcagan

People have this notion that Ilonggos are gentle people because of our lilting accents. Said accent, it also must be said, can mask a wide array of emotions including sadness, rage, and frustration at the cards life’s hand dealt us with. In this regard, this is probably why folk songs, no matter if younger people.. Read more

What Makes an Ilonggo Video “Viral”?

joseph batcagan

Manicure, Pedicure, Rebond – Artist Jeffrey Guanlao Beyond the Gallery

kristine buenavista

5 Things I Learned from an Ilonggo Poet’s Writing Workshop at Age 24

brynel sequio

It was past 4pm and the jeepneys rallied in an array as kids rushed out from Iloilo Central School. My feet thumped along with the traffic light counter, impatiently waiting for the red light to turn green. It was the first day of my workshop for creative writing. Like every first, it’s always a struggle… Read more

Home is Where the “Art” Is: Iloilo Houses Show Where Art Lives

debbie bartolo

Make Communities, Not Just “Scenes”

joseph batcagan

Artivism [iloilo]: Social Media and Society (Huring-huring)

Our Partner

Artivism, a curated street art, will commence at the Quezon Driveway Car Park of Robinsons Place Iloilo on 25 March 2017, Saturday. It will be a two-day affair extending until 26 March 2017, Sunday. Artivism is a portmanteau coming from the words “art” and “activism”. It is an activity made possible through the British Council… Read more

Your Yearly Reminder on Why a ‘Bayle’ May Make Things Better

project iloilo

Kita-kita: Observances on Modern Ilonggo Cinema and Community

marc belloni