BIENNALE ARCHITETTURA 2016 - NATIONAL PARTICIPATION OF PHILIPPINES

Muhon: Traces of an Adolescent City

Opening up the packages from the Philippines, Photo by Elvert Bañares, From the collection of: Philippines - Biennale Architettura 2016
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Setup of the rooms at the Palazzo, Photo by Elvert Bañares, From the collection of: Philippines - Biennale Architettura 2016
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Setup of the 3rd room with WeExhibit, Photo by Elvert Bañares, From the collection of: Philippines - Biennale Architettura 2016
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Vernissage, Photo by Elvert Bañares, 2016-05-27, From the collection of: Philippines - Biennale Architettura 2016
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Senator Loren Legarda and Curator Leandro Locsin Jr. lead vernissage guests into the Philippine Pavilion at the Palazzo Mora.

Guests and visitors during the vernissage of the Philippine Pavilion, 2016-05-27, From the collection of: Philippines - Biennale Architettura 2016
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Guest and visitors enjoying a simple cocktails and refreshments at the garden of Palazzo Mora after the vernissage program.

A guided tour, 2016-05-27, From the collection of: Philippines - Biennale Architettura 2016
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Senator Legarda and the curators lead the guided tour starting at the History room of the Pavilion.

Tour with the Philippine Press Preview, Photo by Elvert Bañares, From the collection of: Philippines - Biennale Architettura 2016
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Press Preview, Photo by Elvert Bañares, From the collection of: Philippines - Biennale Architettura 2016
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History (2016) by Photo by Elvert BañaresPhilippines - Biennale Architettura 2016

The search for identity through the built environment, within the context of an aggressively expanding megacity begins with nine cultural markers in the History room.

History (2016) by Photo by Elvert BañaresPhilippines - Biennale Architettura 2016

History room - Left, muhon of Pasig River by C/S Design Consultancy. Middle, muhon (video installation) of Pandacan bridge by Tad Ermitaño. Right, muhon of R. Magsaysay Centre by 8x8 Design.

History (2016) by Photo by Elvert BañaresPhilippines - Biennale Architettura 2016

History- Left, muhon of Pasig River by C/S Design Consultancy. Right, muhon (video installation) of Pandacan bridge by Tad Ermitaño

History by Photo by Elvert BañaresPhilippines - Biennale Architettura 2016

History. Muhon of R. Magsaysay Centre by 8x8 Design

History by Photo by Elvert BañaresPhilippines - Biennale Architettura 2016

History - Left, muhon of Pandacan Bridge by Tad Ermitaño. Right, muhon of R. Magsaysay Centre by 8x8 Design.

History by Photo by Elvert BañaresPhilippines - Biennale Architettura 2016

History. Video installation of Pandacan Bridge muhon.

Modernity (2016) by Photo by Elvert BañaresPhilippines - Biennale Architettura 2016

Reflection of each muhon in the Modernity room, the current context of nine placemarkers reflecting an adolescent city in flux.

Modernity (2016) by Photo by Elvert BañaresPhilippines - Biennale Architettura 2016

"KM 0" by Poklong Anading, an installation composed of four suspended TV Monitors with varied video loops.

Modernity (2016) by Photo by Elvert BañaresPhilippines - Biennale Architettura 2016

"Chinatown" by Mark Salvatus at the foreground.

Modernity (2016) by Photo by Elvert BañaresPhilippines - Biennale Architettura 2016

a 3-monitor video installation of Pandacan Bridge muhon at the Modernity room.

Modernity (2016) by Photo by Elvert BañaresPhilippines - Biennale Architettura 2016

Muhon of Makati Stock Exchange by Lima Architecture

Modernity (2016) by Photo by Elvert BañaresPhilippines - Biennale Architettura 2016

R. Magsaysay Centre's silhouette bombarded with modernity as interpreted by 8x8 Design.

Modernity (2016) by Photo by Elvert BañaresPhilippines - Biennale Architettura 2016

Muhon of Pasig River by C/S Design Consultancy

Conjecture (2016)Philippines - Biennale Architettura 2016

Conjecture Room. The future of built heritage as envisioned by the participating architects and artists.

Conjecture (2016) by Photo by Elvert BañaresPhilippines - Biennale Architettura 2016

Another view of the Conjecture Room.

Conjecture (2016) by Photo by Elvert BañaresPhilippines - Biennale Architettura 2016

Left, details of R. Magsaysay Centre

Conjecture (2016) by Photo by Elvert BañaresPhilippines - Biennale Architettura 2016

Conjecture, Photo by Elvert Bañares, 2016, From the collection of: Philippines - Biennale Architettura 2016
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Conjecture, Photo by Elvert Bañares, 2016, From the collection of: Philippines - Biennale Architettura 2016
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Vernissage with representatives of Philippine Cooperating Agencies, 2016-05-27, From the collection of: Philippines - Biennale Architettura 2016
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The curatorial team with representatives of the cooperating agencies of the Philippine government.

Curators and Senator Loren Legarda, Project Visionary, 2016, From the collection of: Philippines - Biennale Architettura 2016
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Curators Sudarshan Khadka Jr., Leandro Locsin Jr., Juan Paolo de La Cruz with Project Visionary, Senator Loren Legarda

Participating Architects and Artists, Photo by Elvert Bañares, From the collection of: Philippines - Biennale Architettura 2016
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Credits: Story

Curated by Leandro Locsin Jr., Sudarshan Khadka Jr. and Juan Paolo de la Cruz. Participating Architects and Artists, Mañosa and Co., 8x8 Design, C/S Design Consultancy, Lima Architecture, Ed Calma, Jorge Yulo, Mark Salvatus, Poklong Anading, and Tad Ermitaño. Supported by the cooperation of Philippine government agencies, National Commission and the Arts, Department of Foreign Affairs and the Office of Senator Loren Legarda.

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