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5/3, PostColonial Survival Kit Art Exhibition: Opening Recep
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Nancy Tubbs

April 30, 2019    

Kularts presents:

PostColonial Survival Kit Art Exhibition: Opening Reception

Opening Reception Fri, May 3, 6:30-8pm; Exhibition runs through May 31, San Francisco


PostColonial Survival Kit is an exhibition that explores survival tactics of contemporary tribal and diasporic Pilipinx against the historical and ongoing inequities of cultural erasure and marginalization, brought on by centuries of colonization. The exhibition features tribal soil paintings, sculpture, installation, and media art and will run from May 3rd through May 31st at the Luggage Store Gallery.

The month-long exhibition features curated programming including an exclusive performance by Talaandig Tribe Culture Bearers Datu Rodelio 'Waway' Saway, Salima Saway Agra-an, and Marcelino 'Balugto' Necosia Jr. for the opening reception on May 3rd. The visiting tribal artists will be exhibiting their internationally recognized soil paintings. The contemporary tribal voice complicates the identity dialogue within the Pilipinx diaspora.

Schedule of Events:

May 03, 2019, 6:30-8PM
Opening Reception Music by visiting Talaandig Artist

May 11, 2019 10AM-5PM
Art Dialogue in the Pilipinx Diaspora - An international convening to discuss pressing issues and share successful models of impactful art-making.

May 11, 2019 7-9pm
Kamayan Kabaret + Dinner - Traditional Pilipino communal meal eaten without utensils with entertainment hosted by comic/actor Joe Cascasan music by Joshua Icban, Aimee Amparo and other guests.

May 17, 2019, 6:30-8PM
Komiks as Survival Kit Stage reading of Isugid Pinoy! By Don Ellis Aguillo, and Rafael Salazar directed by Joe Cascasan and performed by Bindlestiff Studio

May 24, 2019, 6:30-9PM
Hip Hop as Survival Kit with Sammay Dizon, Rocky G, and moderated by Joy Ng

May 31, 2019, 6:30-8PM
Closing Reception

Opening Reception Fri, May 3, 6:30-8pm; Exhibition runs through May 31

The Luggage Store Gallery
1007 Market Street
San Francisco, CA, 94103


Phone: 415-239-0249
Contact: Alleluia Panis

About Kularts:
Founded in 1985, Kulintang Arts, Inc., now known popularly as Kularts, is the premier presenter of contemporary and tribal Pilipino arts in the United States. Kularts has been uniting generations of artists and community activists in a common effort to build a collective space and sense of belonging within our city, specifically the SOMA Pilipinas: Filipino Cultural Heritage District.
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