Group Exhibitions

"HARAYA 2: An Array of Contemporary Works by Hong Kong-based Filipino Artists Exploring New Boundaries"

The show featured new works by the following artists:

Jun Cambel, Jun Canete, Corazon Amaya-Canete, Joel Ferraris, Ben Guia, Rene Guillen, Charito Helgason, Martin Megino, Aldrin Monsod, Dani Packer, Manuel Rubio, Bobit Segismundo, Frances Segismundo, Edgar Tapan

Date: From September 2 to September 17, 2010

Venue: Exhibition Hall, 4th Floor, Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Time: 9am to 7pm, Monday to Sunday

HARAYA Websites:

www.kkkexhibit.haraya.info http://online.haraya.info/

Wealth of Art Flows From the Philippines

September 10, 2010

By John Cairns

The writer formerly worked as executive editor of Arts of Asia magazine.

TSIM SHA TSUI, Hong Kong – No kidding! In terms of artistic talent, the Philippines towers among the world's wealthiest nations. When Filipino artists migrate overseas, they contribute to the art scenes there too.

Filipino visual artists living in Hong Kong easily prove the point in Haraya 2, their second annual exhibition of contemporary art at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. “Haraya” is a Tagalog word meaning “imagination”.

The exhibition has dozens of creations by 14 artists on themes such as human emotion, natural splendor and environmental danger. It continues until September 17.

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