Art Fair Philippines 2020 Opens; Check Out These Activities!

Manila, Philippines – Over 30,000 visitors, about 61 local and international art galleries, and a programming of immersive activities are expected to fill the seven-floor parking space-turned-temporary galleries for the eighth edition of Art Fair Philippines.

The fair returns to The Link Building, Ayala Center, Makati City, from 21-23 February 2020.

Art Fair Philippines, founded in 2013, is one of the premier platforms for exhibiting and selling the best contemporary artworks not only by Filipinos but also by some foreign artists. It aims to mirror the vibrant and prosperous local scene while generating support for the growth and development of the local artists.

Visitors may attend these planned activities:

21 February, Friday

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. –  ArtFairPH/Talks: Future of Film (Talks Tent, Roofdeck)

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – ArtFairPH/Open Studios: Portraits in the Field – Day 1 (Open Studio B, Roofdeck)

3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – ArtFairPH/Talks: Ambassador Giorgio Guglielmino on Contemporary Art (Talks Tent, Roofdeck)

3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – ArtFairPH/Open Studios: A Watercolor Journey with Claude Tayag (Open Studio A, Roofdeck)

5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – ArtFairPH/Talks: The Art of Photography in Southeast Asia (Talks Tent, Roofdeck)

5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – ArtFairPH/Open Studios: Working Wood with Benji Reyes Open Studio B, Roofdeck)

22 February, Saturday

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – ArtFairPH/Open Studios: Exploring Printmaking with the Association of Pinoyprintmakers (Open Studio A, Roofdeck)

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – ArtFairPH/Talks: Onib Olmedo: Portrait of the Everyman (Talks Tent, Roofdeck)

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – ArtFairPH/Open Studios: Sculptural Planter – Making Pottery Workshop with Rita Gudiño of Tahanan Pottery (Open Studio B, Roofdeck)

3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – ArtFairPH/Talks: Documentary Photography: Beyond Boundaries (Talks Tent, Roofdeck)

5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – ArtFairPH/Open Studios: Emotion of Light (Talks Tent, Roofdeck)

23 February, Sunday

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – ArtFairPH/Talks: Sol LeWitt: The Idea Becomes a Machine that Makes the Art (Talks Tent, Roofdeck)

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – ArtFairPH/Open Studios: Alternative Photography: Make Your Own Wet and Dry Cyanotypes (Open Studio A, Roofdeck)

1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – ArtFairPH/Open Studios: 21st Century Automata Walk Through with Morisato 54 (Open Studio B, Roofdeck)

3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – ArtFairPH/Talks: Being Visayan Artists (Talks Tent, Roofdeck)

5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – ArtFairPH/Talks: Offshoot Panel Discussion on Ethics in Photography (Talks Tent, Roofdeck)

5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. –  ArtFairPH/Open Studios: Portraits in the Field – Day 2 (Open Studio B, Roofdeck)

Admission is P350/person.

Photo: Art Fair Philippines

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