December 21 Free Dub-Ambient Music Show Promoting Local Artists “A Motion to Stillness”
Art Exhibits and Performances

December 21 Free Dub-Ambient Music Show Promoting Local Artists “A Motion to Stillness”

The UBC Philippine Studies Series is proud to host “A Motion to Stillness”–an evening of modern meditative dub and ambient music, in partnership with the UBC Liu Institute for Global Issues and Silent Season Records, showcasing some of the West Coast’s finest Dub purveyors. Time: Friday, December 21, 7:00 – 10:00 pm Location: UBC Liu … Continue reading

Academic Papers / Art Exhibits and Performances / Lectures/Workshops

Oct 13: Visualizing Filipino Transnational Migration in Vancouver

The UBC Philippine Studies Series and visual artist Patrick Cruz present “Visualizing Filipino Transnational Migration in Vancouver” A Talk and Art Workshop The UBC Philippine Studies Series (PSS) has put together a string of art exhibits collectively entitled MAHAL. The Filipino word “mahal” translates as “love”, but alternatively also means “costly” or “expensive.” The pun … Continue reading

Art Exhibits and Performances

Photos from the Manila Mahal 3 Art Exhibit

Introducing the exhibit The Tagalog word ‘mahal’ translates into ‘love.’ It refers to that which is dear, but also means expensive. Perhaps Jacinto’s promise of fulfillment is also a costly one. Mahal 3: Packing & Unpacking Balikbayan Box Flows is about the stories Filipinos tell through the gifts they send to friends and family. We displayed … Continue reading

Art Exhibits and Performances / Community Event

September 18 – October 31 Diaspora Diversity & Dialogue Art Exhibit

Okay, so we just heard about this nifty event from the UBC grapevine. The Diaspora, Diversity & Dialogue art exhibit is taking place from today September 18 to October 31 over at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre in UBC. It features artwork by Filipino-Canadian Bert Monterona and the PANCIT Art Collective. So what’s happening, … Continue reading