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TEAM behind ManilArt. Standing: John Delan Robillos, Robert Bjorn Santos, Rio Ambrosio. Seated: Amy Loste, Romana Go.

ManilArt 2014 kicks off with caravan in Dumaguete City

TEAM behind ManilArt. Standing: John Delan Robillos, Robert Bjorn Santos, Rio Ambrosio. Seated: Amy Loste, Romana Go.
IBRAHIM Ghazala, visiting Egyptian artist, will join “Salpung.”

ManilArt fair will kick off its sixth installment with the art caravan, “Salpung,”  Aug. 29-31, at  Mariyah Gallery in Dumaguete, Negros Oriental. Theme of this year’s art caravan is “Crossing Borders, Bridging Cultures.”

 

“Salpung” is a Visayan word that means “to go over” or “cross over.” Artistry in cross-cultural interaction is explored by “Salpung” as it welcomes Egyptian artist Ibrahim Ghazala, who is the editor of Alkhaya Art Magazine, director of Luxor International Art Studios and general commissar of Luxor International Symposium for Painting.

 

Ghazala working on his Filipiniana rendition

Once again, ManilArt has lined up exciting activities for the public leading up to the art fair. Details about a series of lectures and satellite exhibitions that feature the works of local and foreign artists will be announced soon.

 

Scene from 2013 ManiArt

Mariyah Gallery is at Larena Drive, Bogo Junction, Dumaguete City, 6200 Negros Oriental.

 

For more information on  “Salpung,” call +6335-2251687 or 0921-5327690;  e-mail [email protected]

 

This year’s ManilArt will be  on Oct. 15-19, SMX Aura Convention Center, SM Aura, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig from , 2014. Call 0917-3262925; e-mail [email protected] gmail.com; visit www.manilart.com or search ManilArt on Facebook.