A&L: The parallel (lives) museum
The Vargas Museum, University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD), in cooperation with the art platform Planting Rice and Finale Art File opens the exhibition A&L: The parallel (lives) museum on 29 March 2012, 4pm at the 3F South Wing gallery.
Not so long ago, Alice and Lucinda became conspirators in alternative self-representations via D-I-Y operations whose works take place in the social realm of urban Manila and the lo-fi art community. Yasmin Sison and Lena Cobangbang are co-generators of ideas in the state of perpetual flux in the days of Generation X, indie pop and alternative icons. Together, they create the alias “Alice and Lucinda” and their debut exhibit The Incredible Lives of Alice and Lucinda took place at Surrounded By Water in Angono in 1999.
Planting Rice and Finale Art File is proud to present A&L: The parallel (lives) museum featuring Alice & Lucinda from 29 March-2 May 2012 at the 3F South Wing Gallery of the UP Vargas Museum. Peering into the archives and ethnography of mysterious identities, this exhibition explores the function of clippings and compiled objects to a viewer– and how the curious case of public intimacy warrants for a unified case of public meaning.
Opening reception - 29 March (Thursday), 4pm
A coinciding exhibition at mo_space with emerging artists Catalina Africa and Maria Jeona Zoleta (20 March -15 April 2012) runs simultaneously with this exhibition, where new post-feminist art finds itself in an expanded field of artistic practice.
A&L: The parallel (lives) museum will run until 2 May 2012. For more information, please contact the Vargas at +632 928-19-27, +63 981-85-00 loc. 4024 or e-mail [email protected].
The Vargas is located at Roxas Avenue, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Quezon City.