03/13/15

Sining Saysay: Art and History at Gateway Tower

History can be such a challenging thing to discuss as it requires an understanding of beyond knowing the dates, places, and events that figured in the past. As our elders would say, we cannot move forward to the future if we do not look back at our past.

That is why any medium that helps people understand our history even a little better is very much welcome. Which is what the recently-opened exhibit at the Gateway Tower in Araneta Center, Cubao called Sining Saysay aimed to accomplished.

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08/26/14

“Est. 1571” A Multimedia Exhibit

The Urban Roamer appreciates art, though that appreciation is admittedly not on the same levels as that of the art connoisseurs. Nevertheless, I could not miss checking out the opening night last Friday of this particular multimedia art exhibit at the Picasso Boutique Serviced Apartments, thanks to the invitation of fellow heritage advocate and blogger Paolo Bustamante of The Filipinas. (which I highly recommend you check out)

The exhibit is actually a project of Mr. Bustamante and his Multimedia Arts batchmates at the College of St. Benilde called “Est. 1571.” As some of you may have surmised from the title, the exhibit is all about Manila, the capital city established in 1571.

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