The Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. (RAFI), in partnership with the Alternative Contemporary Art Studio and The Grove by Rockwell, will launch the Contemporary Cebu art exhibit to bring national attention to Cebuano artists and their works. The exhibit will be open to the public tomorrow(January 4, 2011) at Cebu City Museum at 6:00 PM and will run until January31.
New masterpieces that exemplify contemporary movements in painting, sculpture, and performance arts by leading and upcoming artists from the region — Palmy Pe-Tudtud, Marvin Natural, Kidlat of the Junks Collective, Karl Roque, Sio Montera, Ritchie Quijano, and Tito Cuevas—are featured in the exhibit. Russ Ligtas of Butoh will give performances on Jan. 12 and 13.
RAFI has been Alternative Contemporary Art Studio’s major partner since Contemporary Cebu’s inception in 2011. This year, they took in The Grove by Rockwell as a major partner. The other sponsors of the exhibit are the Cebu City Government, Cultural and Historical Affairs Commission of Cebu City, National Commission for the Culture and the Arts, Blue Shield Risk Management, Gothong Southern, Michelangelo Pizzeria, and Hola España.
For more information about the exhibit, you can call (63 32) 418 7234 local 520 and look for Nancy Cudis, or email at Nancy.Cudis@rafi.org.ph .