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Jandy A. Carvajal
May 15-July 13, 2014
Pasilyo Victorio Edades (4F Hallway Gallery)
Cultural Center of the Philippines
Plata Flora is an exhibit of the time-honored art of repoussé, which is embossing metal sheets. The Philippines has remarkable examples of repoussé: santo accessories and carozas, the decoration on kalesa coaches, and surviving pre-Hispanic gold “death masks.” For this particular exhibition, artist Jandy A. Carvajal makes use of salvaged aluminum, an inexpensive and more accessible alternative to the materials traditionally used for repoussé.
Opening reception is on May 15, 2014, Thursday, at 6pm.
Exhibit runs until July 13, 2014.