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Arts & Culture (07/27/22)

Online play tackles the impact of idealism and pride

IDEALISM and uncompromising pride can lead to self-deterioration is the focus of the play Orgullo Compound, an online production written by Layeta Bucoy, a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature Hall of Famer and multi-awarded playwright. The pre-recorded play was directed by Jenny Logico-Cruz, Langgam Performance Troupe Co-Founder and Artistic Director and De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Theater Arts Program Educator. Orgullo Compound is produced by Sining LABinsiyam. The play will be available on view from July 29 to Aug. 12, with shows from 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Tickets are available at https://ticket2me.net/e/35284 for P250 each. For more information, visit the Benilde Theater Arts on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/benildetheaterarts).

Ballet Philippines holds a class on copyright

WHAT are commissioned works? Are creators the legal owners of their works? These are some of the questions to be tackled in a Ballet Philippines class, “Creators, Copyrights, and IP,” on Aug. 2, 2 p.m. via Zoom and the Ballet Philippines Facebook page. During the class lawyer Lorna Patajo-Kapunan and Rico V. Domingo will walk creators and companies through the Philippine Law on Copyrights and Intellectual Property (IP). Topics to be tackled are Copyrights and IP — its parameters, definitions, and coverage; how copyrights and intellectual property can help to protect and guide creatives as they navigate their careers; the dynamics between creators, companies, and other businesses where copyrights are concerned.

Ayala Museum and Globe launch Digital Gallery

AYALA Museum, under the management of Ayala Foundation, Inc. (AFI), and Globe Telecom, Inc. held a signing ceremony on June 28 to mark a new milestone in their partnership with the launch of the Globe Digital Gallery. The Globe Digital Gallery enables Filipinos to access and interact with 1,000 pieces from the Ayala Museum and the Filipinas Heritage Library’s permanent collections through this newest experience. Made up of eight large touchscreens in the museum’s lobby, the Globe Digital Gallery allows onsite guests to “touch the art” and even zoom in on the finer details of each art piece. Some of the pieces are from the Ayala Museum’s pre-colonial gold collection, indigenous textiles from its ethnographic collection, rare prints from the Filipinas Heritage Library, works from National Artists, among others. The 1,000 pieces currently featured are only the beginning as Ayala Museum intends to upload more of its collection to the Globe Digital Gallery. To experience the Globe Digital Gallery, guests can book a visit to the Ayala Museum through its website.

CCP names winners of content creation grants

THE CULTURAL Center of the Philippines (CCP) has announced the winners of its inaugural CCP Animation, Comics, and Computer Games Grants Program. Seventeen individuals from around the country won grants amounting to over P16 million to develop computer games, animation and comics. The winners are: Computer Games Professional Category — Ranida Games’ Sinag of San Pedro, Laguna; Metamedia Information Systems Corp.’s Treasure Seekers, Mandaluyong; Synthillate’s Pearls of Asia, Pasig; Computer Games Independent Category — kendikorp’s Galá, Las Piñas; Katakata Creative’s Kata, Parañaque; Makiling Interactive Arts’ San Fernando, Los Baños, Laguna; Animation Category — Friendly Foes’ Makopa, San Juan, Metro Manila; KOMIKET INC.’s Tungkung Langit at Laon Sina, Makati City; Fizzbuzz, Inc.’s Tiki, Cebu City; Lea Zoraina Sindao Lim’s Datu Pat i Mata, Cotabato City, Maguindanao; Comics Category — Randy P. Valiente’s Lalang Kalibutan,  Antipolo City; Ethel Mae Reyes’ Tulogmatian, Iloilo City; Julius Sempio’s Teduray, Bulacan City; Alfred Ismael Galaroza’s Sinogo, Cebu City; Marco Sumayao’s Legend of Sleeping Beauty Mountain, Quezon City; Ruel Garcia Enoya’s Bantugen, Manila; and, Anabelle Marie D. Laureola’s Sun says Moon says, Manila. The winners were chosen from 39 submissions from game developers, 36 applicants for comics and 29 applicants for animation. Three Professional Games grantees were awarded P1.5 million each and three Independent Games grantees were awarded P300,000 each. Four Animation Grantees were awarded P2 million each and seven Comics grantees were awarded P330,000 each. Aside from awarding funding to grantees, the CCP also has partnered with the Creative Content Creators Association of the Philippines, Inc. (SIKAP) to train the grantees through a learning series program.

Luis Antonio Santos holds solo show at Mo_Space

MO_SPACE presents Luis Antonio Santos’ solo exhibit, An Echo Made Tangible/(sun in an empty room). The exhibit is ongoing until Aug. 21. The exhibit is centered on memories: their nature, the way we retrieve them, their function and eventual collapse, and the subsequent implications of this loss. The gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. It is located at the 3rd level, MOs Design, B2 Bonifacio High Street, 9th Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.