Paul Pfeiffer collaborated with Las Casas woodcarvers to produce sculptures based on 3D printed models. He also worked with photographer At Maculangan and santo maker Willy Layug to further research into the historical Filipino traditions of woodcarving. His production assistant, Maureen Costello, was instrumental with the production and filming of his film Incarnator.
Baluyot shadowed local fishermen, in the hopes of continuing his interest on how the ramifications of WWII continues to affect our lives in present day. In Bataan, fishing is one of the main livelihoods for the locals and is one of the longest-standing traditions.
Khan creates different environments and attempts to have spectators experience radically different states of being through a sense of displacement. During his residency, he explored and recorded sounds found in the tropical forests of Bataan’s mountains.
Nguyen visited the site of the former Philippine Refugee Processing Center in Morong, Bataan. His practice is greatly influenced with his personal history as a refugee.
Wodiczko, whose pedagogical practice involves confronting conflict, trauma and memory, toured landmarks of historic WWII sites around Bataan including Mt. Samat, a national shrine devoted to the fallen Filipino and American soldiers.
Choksi community-based research primarily focused on the micro community within Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar which included the craftsmen, staff and townspeople of Bagac. She surveyed the social circles of Bagac which included visiting the town’s activity center and church. She additionally facilitated a talk and workshop with the Las Casas craftsmen.
Hera Büyüktaşçıyan drew inspiration from the architecture of the heritage houses at Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar, specifically the capiz windows. She also took note of the Filipino consciousness – its forms and identities that more or less reflect the idea of things that you cannot see further which relates to the identity and physical […]
Sultana and Rahman experimented with raw and industrial materials from Las Casas workshops and created abstract expressions of their emotional engagement with the physical landscape of Bataan.
Panayioutou’s wide-ranging research focused on the identification and uncovering of hidden narratives in the visual records of history of time. While researching Filipino weaving traditions that included textiles and natural fibers, the history and mythologies of Filipino folklore also inspired his writing.
Phan Thao-Nguyen, Truong Cong Tung and curator/writer Arlette Quynh-Anh Tran along with Jrai artists Rcham Jeh, Romah Aleo, Puih Han created new sculptures from thewoodworking workshop in Las Casas,which were then installed within the space of Cian Dayrit’s exhibition in Casa Quiapo, weaving the complex narratives of the Jrai people of Vietnam and Ayta group […]