“Alpas” Acrylic2021 Ang likhang ito ay may titutlong ÄLPAS”. Isang tagalog na salita na nangangahulugang “makalaya” o “makatakas sa pagkakagapos”. Ito ay may layuning ipakita ang sitwasuon ng mga Pilipino sa panahon ngayon, na may anino pa rin ng panahon noon. Binubuo ito ng mga simbolismo, nagsisilbing representasyon sa kung paano tayo naging malaya sa… Read More »Yerro, Alyssa
“Lifeline” Digital Art2021 The arrival of Spain in the Philippines and the Diliman Commune share a common thread of a history of oppression, survival, and freedom. It is a history that echoes today in the current state of our country. We are made by our own experiences. As much as I want to forget the… Read More »Yap, Erynn
“Sa kabila ng pandemya” New media – Procreate2021 Bagaman mayroong banta sa kalusugan, tuloy pa rin ang pagpapakita ng katapangan ng UP laban sa estadong kumikitil sa, at nag-aalis ng karapatan ng mamamayan. Sinasalamin ng pagtugong ito ng UP ang katapangan at ibinuwis na mga buhay sa daang-daang taong pakikipagdima ng ating kasaysayan laban sa… Read More »Yabut, Marie Joy Numerosa
“Go Forth” Oil, Acrylic, and Correction Fluid on Canvas2021 Thoughts dictate reality. Feeding the spirit with desire ignites a sight perhaps distant. While failure is inevitable, the pursuit of change only sets victory in motion. Truth is, Colonial Spain accelerates ripples in the Philippine Islands. Yet the inertia of resistance echoes from Mactan to Diliman.… Read More »Wadi, Fatima
“Deja Vu” Acrylic Gouache on 15″ x 20″ Watercolor Paper2021 “Déjà Vu” depicts how the Diliman Commune correlates with the current challenges that UP is facing. Now that the UP-DND Accord has been terminated, the fight continues to ensure that the vicinity of the campus remains a safe space, to protect academic freedom, and that… Read More »Villanueva, Vivianne Valerie
“Slow Picking” Plaster2021 This diptych tile depicts the Philippines back to when the Spaniards colonized our nation. The two parallel states of the Filipjnos are bridged by the hand of those who “guides” us to a better yet alternate future. The picking and transforming of the culture begins slowly, yet it is, in every way,… Read More »Villano, Katharine
“Unfortunate History” Acrylic and poster paint on canvas2021 Both the Arrival of Spain and the Diliman Commune took place in some of the worst times for our country; our colonization and Marcos’ regime. These two events in particular fill me with a lot of negative emotions, but it also fills me with hope because of… Read More »Ventura, Jose Enrico Sancho F.
“Ang Akyat” Gouache and Acrylic2021 50 years after the Diliman Commune, fighting for our rights is still as relevant as ever. In a time of uncertainty, fear, and corruption, it is up to us to stand up and keep on fighting for our rights and go against a system that constantly rejects the idea of… Read More »Tomas, Gabrielle
“Perspektiba’y” Acrylic on Canvas Panel 16 x 20 March 31, 2021 Ang perspektiba’y— hindi rito natatapos ang laban at ang Pilipino lang ang makapagpapatuloy sa argumentong makakawakas sa paghihirap ng inaapi. Ang tibay at lakas ay magmumula sa perskpektibo ng isang Pilipino, higit sa lahat ang isang mag-aaral na may kamalayan sa kasalukuyang nararanasan ng… Read More »Tiston, John Vash B.
“Laging Handang Ipaglaban Ka” Medium: oil2021 Even through social distancing and online classes, the isko and iskas will always fight for academic freedom even under the threat of the government to defund UP, red-tagging of students and faculty members, and even the attempt to terminate the UP-DND accord – the spirit of the Diliman Commune… Read More »Tiongson, Andree