Capul, palingnga kaw? - A photoethnographic exhibit by Francisco A. Datar

The exhibition features the uniqueness of the Abaknon, the people of the island-town of Capul in Northern Samar, as an ethnolinguistic group through the photographs taken by anthropologist Francisco A. Datar during the course of his fieldwork.

Capul, palingnga kaw?
A photoethnographic exhibit by Francisco A. Datar
LECTURE SERIES
Runs until 27 October 2007
The Landing Gallery, 3/F
Jorge B. Vargas Museum
Roxas Ave., U.P., Diliman

The U.P. Jorge B. Vargas Museum & Filipiniana Research Center presents Capul, palingnga kaw? at the Landing Gallery, 3/F. The exhibition features the uniqueness of the Abaknon, the people of the island-town of Capul in Northern Samar, as an ethnolinguistic group through the photographs taken by anthropologist Francisco A. Datar during the course of his fieldwork. Complementing these is a display of objects used in everyday activities of the community.

Capul, palingnga kaw? (literally translates to Capul, where are you going?) shows the Abaknon of today as influenced by the fusion of three local cultures — Abaknon, Agta and Waray — and the early Spanish presence in the island (the Capul church is one of the earliest churches built in the country), creating a culture distinctly separate from the surrounding islands of Bikol and Samar.

The third of the series of lectures and discussion on Capul will be on the ANTHROPOLOGICAL LINGUISTICS OF INABAKNON, tomorrow (29 August), 2pm, at the UPVM Lobby. The lecture/discussion will be led by Dr. Ricardo Nolasco (UP Linguistics Department & Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino Chairperson) and Dr. Francisco Datar (UP Anthropology Department).

Capul, palingnga kaw? is sponsored by Fujifilms-YKL Color Laboratory and the Chocolate Kiss Café. For more information, please call Linda at 928-1927, or email us at [email protected].

From 29 Aug 2007
Until 27 Oct 2007
Philippines
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