Malakañang Saturdays Goes to BGC
About the Event
Rocking up Bonifacio Highstreet is the inter-art event Malakañang Saturdays regularly held at Blot Art Studio Makati. This time, the art performance event will be taking Blot artists to share and inspire people at Bonifacio Highstreet in celebration of February Arts Mart and the beginning of BGC Art Mart.
BGC Art Mart is an initiative as a response to the well celebrated Arts Month of February, each weekend will be filled with art performances and a fresh selection of contemporary art coming from upcoming artists.
Blot Art Studio, the art space that has initiated the art performance events will also be having a space in order to showcase the artworks from promising artists from Veronica Laurel, Rommel Pidazo, Atsuko Yamagata, Carlo Eustaqio, and others.
Book Arts, junk-art, and paintings are the highlight of the art space, while functional wood sculptures are also available on sale. It is an opportunity for artists to showcase their works and be also commune with other artists from different fields.
BGC Art Mart encourages the community to appreciate art from local artists while having art works available at affordable prices. No artwork should exceed the amount of 20,000 to make it price friendly for people who are into arts.
Performers this coming Saturday, February 9 are Balloons of Taipei and The Love Chariot. Live-painting was initiated by Yamagata with the music of Tales of Ordinary Madness and Jon Robert the saxophone player in the background on several up cycled drums and a canvas. Dott Seki will perform acoustic versions of Skies of Ember songs, while the Tales of Ordinary Madness will exhibit their Improv electronic ambient music, and Jon Robert will perform improv sax original solos.
Malakañang Saturdays will feature artists such as Sleepersecond, Balloons of Taipei, Skies of Ember, and more in the following weekends of the month. Schedules are February 2, 9, 16, and 23, so don’t miss out on creative art pieces on sale and performances from great and promising artists in the metro.
Blot Art Studio is an artist-run space that offers exhibits featuring contemporary artists, workshops, sketching sessions, and an artist residency program.
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