NCCA presents 3rd NEO-ANGONO Public Art Festival
The National Commission for Culture and the Arts, tutoK Karapatan (Human Rights Watch), National Union of Journalists of the Philippines and NEO-ANGONO Artists Collective present the 3rd NEO-ANGONO Public Art Festival (Publikhaan: Making Human Rights Issues Public) on November 16-22.
More than 250 artists and performers from Angono, Manila, Southern Tagalog, Cebu and Mindanao will participate in the art festival which features poetry, mobile prints, mural, paintings, art installations, kinetic sculpture, time-based works, artists talk and symposium, performance art, exhibits, interactive and collaborative works, site-specific works, storytelling, film showing and video screening, shadowplay, sign intervention and concert.
“The annual NEO-ANGONO Public Art Festival celebrates the seven artistic idioms. It is an art expression and experience that is wedded in the local community and Angono people,” says Richard Gappi, the group’s president.
Here is a part of the art festival schedule:
DAY 1: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16
“Keypad Unlocked” (Send-a-text Poetry about Human Rights) by poetry groups Linangan sa Imahen, Retorika at Anyo (LIRA), Kilometer 64, Kamakatahan Poets, Timog Poetry Collective and Neo-Angono poets
“Writings on the Wall” (Poetry-Dikit Project) by LIRA, Kilometer 64, Kamakatahan Poets, Timog Poetry Collective and Neo-Angono poets
“Imprints in Motion” (Mobile Poetry and T-shirt Project) by LIRA, KM 64, Neo-Angono poets, Kamakatahan poets, Timog Poetry Collective with design and print by Aaron Bautista
Artists Talk and Symposium initiated and presented by URS-Angono Student Council and URS-Angono Petroglyphs writers featuring UP Institute of Creative Writing Director and Prof. Vim Nadera (“Ang Makata at Manlilikha sa Panahon ng Panggigipit”) and UP Prof. Bomen Guillermo (“The State of Philippine Art and Culture in a Globalized World”)
“Tagayan ng Diwa” poetry, music and performance by LIRA, Kilometer 64, Kamakatahan, Timog Poetry Collective, NEO-ANGONO poets, G2 and the Bundoocks, Tequila Sunrise and others at Banana Hemp Republic,
Col. Guido Extension, Barangay San Roque
DAY 7: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22
“Terrible Sound Brigade” street performance by UGAT-LAHI with Lemurian children from Pasay City, Kamakatahan and Timog Poetry Collective at Angono town proper