SM City Marilao launches exhibit on PH life under new normal

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AS the nation is still navigating the new normal, SM City Marilao launch a capsule exhibit that turns isolation into source of inspiration.

The exhibit featured a capsule collection from selected My City, My SM, My Art Bulakeño artist like Roen Capule, Francis Eugene Andrade, and Focus Bulacan.

This exhibit provide the audience a visual interpretation of the new normal while capturing human experience at a time.

Some of the representational artworks allow audience to process shared quarantine experience; creating illustration about the importance of mental health to seeing the bright side of isolation.

Apart from the capsule collection, SM City Marilao also celebrated the life and works of some of the country’s most fascinating visual artists with the opening of the My City, My SM, My Art book exhibit at the Mall Atrium.

Mallgoers have a rare glimpse of the different pages of book at the My Art house, which is inspired by Luzon’s Bahay na Bato.

The larger than life book pages showcased National Artist for Visual Arts Jose Joya, who pioneered abstract expressionism in the Philippines.

It also showcased the works of influential master artist, Angelito Antonio and other Bulacan based artists like versatile metal sculptor Roen Capule, paper cut artist Ebony Paguia- Hermogenes, young artists that are part of Bulacan’s vibrant art scene, Rommel ‘Yao’ Sampana and Francis Eugene Andrade, talented book illustrator and painter Juan Nathaniel Rañola III and the province’s premiere photography group, Focus Bulacan; who were all featured in the My Art stop at SM City Marilao in November 2016.

Each section of the My Art House not only highlighted the best of Philippine visual arts but also reminds audience that in times of crisis, art matters.