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UP art exhibit tackles EJKs, maritime dispute


MANILA, Philippines — Over 70 works by Filipino painters, sculptors, mixed media and performance artists will be featured in “BANTA sa UP,” an exhibit at the University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts Atrium that runs from Nov. 22 to Dec. 15.


The art works will revolve around the issues of extrajudicial killings linked to the drug war and the dispute with China over the West Philippine Sea.


Artists from Davao, Lucena, Angono and parts of Laguna will be in Metro Manila to participate in the exhibit, which has as a special feature a mural done by children orphaned by


The exhibit — organized by the BANTA Artists Collective with Bawat Isa Mahalaga (B1M) — will open at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, with a performance by the Oyayi sa Unos, a choir composed of EJK orphans.


Admission is free and the exhibit is open to the public daily, except on Sundays.