Tapia, Keith

“Collision” Acrylic and poster paint on canvas2021 Thematically reflecting on the two historic moments, I decided to paint a collision.  The collision of bodies, of past and present — the ‘versus’ that connects these past events and reflects the current. I use a mixture of acrylic pouring techniques and abstraction to portray volatility, the disruption… Read More »Tapia, Keith

Tan, Jet

“As Above So Below” Plaster & Acrylic on wood2021 Informed by our collective memory and colonial past, the work takes on fascist oppressors and reimagines them as a fantastical beast of political royalty entrapped by a circle of linked people. As Above So Below alludes to the Diliman Commune , a poignant reminder of democracy… Read More »Tan, Jet

Tagala, Rosella

“untitled” Digital Painting 2021     Rosella M. Tagala is a 3rd year student from the Department of Visual Communication. She is known for her skills in creating realistic drawings. She also enjoys exploring different art styles using both traditional and digital media because she likes to experiment and push herself out of her comfort… Read More »Tagala, Rosella

Supang, Josephine

“Iska” Digital Painting 2021     Josephine Supang, also known as Ligaya, a first-year Fine Arts student at UP Diliman; Ligaya also took Multimedia Arts at LPU Cavite before transferring. She started her artistic journey when she began SHS with Arts and Design Track. She has been passionate about arts ever since a kid and… Read More »Supang, Josephine

Sotolombo, Sophia

“500 Years Later” Medium: New media – digital collage2021 500 Years Later is a reference to the mercenary tradition of the AFP-PNP that persists up to this day, which can be rooted back to the Spanish colonial period. The artist connects how 500 years ago, colonizers were the ones in charge of the killings, and… Read More »Sotolombo, Sophia

Solisa, Danielle

“Sarili Bago Bayan” Acrylic and Gouache2021 Sarili Bago Bayan is a surrealistic piece that portrays what Duterte fails to perceive as an exaggerated result of red-tagging.  It is a futuristic wasteland of the University of the Philippines, with an editorial-like caricature of President Duterte dressed as a clown to mirror his irony.  The irony emulates… Read More »Solisa, Danielle

Siwa, Lance Seldrich

“Untitled” Watercolor and gouache on paper 33 x 27.5 cm2021     I’m Lance Seldrich Siwa, currently a student based in Manila—taking Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication at University of the Philippines-Diliman

Silvio, Annie Catherine

“Aamagin Din Ang Mga Garapal” Oil paint2021 Mananagot ang mga abusado, sisingilin din ang siya’ng may utang na dugo, at sa harap ng sambayan na matagal nyang pinagdusa, matatanggap nya rin angimpyernong dinala nya sa lupa. Kinikilala and Diliman Commune sa kagitingan ng mga mag-aaral na nakiisa sa mga tsuper, isang patunay na ang kabataan,… Read More »Silvio, Annie Catherine

Santillan, Christian Jay P.

“Deboto” Charcoal on paper9×14 inches2021 Ang likhang sining na ito ay sumasalamin sa pagiging relihiyoso nating mga Pilipino na kinilala sa buong mundo na impluwesya ng mga kastila at bunga ng mahaba ng panahong kolonisasyon. Makikita sa likhang sining na ito ang isang batang may malumanay na matang nakatingin sa sa imahe ng santo, ito’y… Read More »Santillan, Christian Jay P.

San Valentin, Marc

https://tugon.project-upd.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/TUGON_San-Valentin-Marc.mp4 “Found not conquered” Cyanotype on watercolor paper2021 To exist is essentially equal to being found, located, observed and documented. The results of these acts produce documents that specifically refer to the subject. These can take the form of information ranging from geographical location represented by longitude and latitude / map coordinates to visual evidences… Read More »San Valentin, Marc