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

Photos from the Vancouver 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

Art Exhibit: Mahal sa Kanto (Unpacking: Manila Component) in Manila, Philippines

For our followers in the Philippines, don’t forget that the Manila component of the Mahal 3 Art show is taking place this Thursday, September 13 at the KANTO Art Collective (7274 Malugay St. Brgy San Antonio Village, Makati, Philippines). Feel free to come anytime after six pm! For more information, visit the Facebook event page. … Continue reading

Art Exhibits and Performances / Volunteer and Scholarship Opportunities

Volunteer Positions Available for the Mahal 3 Art Show

UBC Philippine Studies Series is looking for volunteers to help us with our upcoming art show on June 8 and 9. Mahal 3: Packing & Unpacking Balikbayan Box Flows is an art exhibit “unpacking” the personal and community narratives of Filipinos in Vancouver through the gifts they send back to friends and family. We are … Continue reading