Opening reception on Friday, November 13th and the show will run through December 12th
1000 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Opening Reception: Nov 13th from 7-10:30pm
TABI TABI PO is an art show dedicated to celebrating Filipino folklore through urban contemporary art. The Kapre, Manananggal, Dwende, Tikbalang, and Aswang are just a sampling of these haunting creatures that will be brought to life in this exhibit. A percentage of the art sales will be donated to the victims of typhoon Ondoy and Pepeng through BAYAN Philippines and BALSA (Bayanihan para sa Sambayanan).
The curator, James “gaNyan” Garcia, has put together a killer lineup that includes Filipino artists from the US, Philippines, and even Norway.
The artists include:
Stateside: Angry Woebots, Stuter, gaNyan, Marikina, Gem Mateo, CeCe Carpio, Pancho Abalos, Mark Canto, Miguel (Bounce) Perez, Darvin (Boohi) Vida , England Hidalgo, Jerrell Conner, Nic Cowan, Andre Sibayan, Ciriaco Sayoc II, J2, Marc Aure, Peabe, Marlon Sagana Ingram, Minette Mangahas, Dyno, Christopher de Leon, Cat Chiu Phillips, Isabel (Pepper), Roxas, John Yoyogi Fortes, Allison Torneros, Mel Vera Cruz, Simbulan, Ray Haguisan
Philippines: Manuel Ocampo, Analog, Boy Agimat, Dex Fernandez, Bru, Nelz Yumul, Katwo Puertollano, Jigger Cruz, Sam Ramos, Okto, Abi Dayacap, Melancholy, Liza Flores, Luis Lorenzana, Jon Jaylo, Mica Cabildo, Bjorn Calleja
Norway: Jet Pascua
Since the Bay Area has the largest population of Filipinos in America to date, Garcia and 1:AM gallery invite all to come celebrate and learn more about the colorful traditions of the Filipino culture and help raise money for the typhoon victims.
The month long event includes:
– Opening Reception: Nov 13th from 7-10:30pm
– Bindlestiff Puppet Show: Dec 5 from 5:30-8pm
– Closing Reception: Dec 12th from 6-9pm - Live performance by Baliktad
– Ongoing screening of “Tabi Tabi Po” companion Film Documentary. Interviews from several artists participating in the exhibit. Filmed by Maya Santos, Glenn Aquino, James (gaNyan) Garcia, edited by Aiza Bonus