Algoritmo and The Importance of Intimacy in Creative Practice

Algoritmo and The Importance of Intimacy in Creative Practice

Written by John Levy Masuli A few kilometers away from Baguio town, the city lights drip through twisty roads into bonfires, where gin tiptoes from hands, and the first tagay goes to the gods. It was in this intimate setting that I first witnessed Jake Espiritu’s...
ALGORITMO Returns with its Second Installment

ALGORITMO Returns with its Second Installment

Not long after its first installment, ALGORITMO returned last July 15 with even more audio and visual treats. ALGORITMO is a collective effort of several artists, making it a huge, ephemeral art installation featuring digital art and videos combined with live and...
Mugwort: Masterpieces of the Moon

Mugwort: Masterpieces of the Moon

A dancer. A musician. An artist. We first got to know Maicah Hipolito’s performance work from last year’s events such as Algoritmo and Fete de la Musique. This time, we saw her visual artistry in her solo exhibit entitled “Mugwort” at Café by the Ruins Dua , which had...
Art, Music, and Poetry Bring Revival to the Garden Theater

Art, Music, and Poetry Bring Revival to the Garden Theater

On one of the street corners surrounding Center Mall called Dagohoy Street, sits a somewhat derelict building called the Garden Theater. While its ground floor is inhabited by small eateries and karaoke bars, the upper levels are a whole different story (no pun...