Habilin: A Photography Exhibit for the Environment
About the Event
World Youth Alliance Asia Pacific (WYAAP) launches, Habilin: A Photography Exhibit for the Environment. Habilin is a Filipino word pertaining to something that is given to someone for safekeeping. Inspired by this poetic language, Habilin aims to raise awareness about the environment in order to promote a sense of responsibility as we share our awesome world to future generations. The exhibit launch will take the form of a casual and fun platform where guests can freely interact with some of the featured photographers in the exhibit.
Exhibit Launch: July 1, 2016, Friday
Venue: Roots Katipunan, FBR Building, Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights, Q.C. (same building as Yellow Cab, across Ateneo de Manila University)
Start of program: 06:00 PM
Entrance Fee: PhP 100 (light snacks and refreshments will be served), payable upon entrance
Habilin gathers eight young and talented nature and travel photographers, namely: Raniel Hernandez, Aya Cabauatan, AC Dimatatac, Angelo Mendoza, Karen De La Fuente, Kim Wee Ebol, Pauline Disuanco, and the photography collective Shutterpanda Photography. The exhibit launch will run from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM, where short talks by the photographers will be held at the start of the program. Guests at the exhibit launch will also enjoy live music and art demos throughout the evening. The launch is open to the public.
Roots Katipunan is a hip co-working space and lifestyle store for a community of entrepreneurs, students, NGOs, and creative individuals. Through their physical space, which they open for community events and business incubation programs, Roots Katipunan creates a platform for collaboration while promoting social responsibility and meaningful lifestyles.
World Youth Alliance Asia Pacific (WYAAP) is a regional branch of World Youth Alliance, an international non-government organization composed of young members who advocate human dignity. WYAAP works closely with the United Nations and the European Union, and aims to promote human dignity and access to basic necessities through the areas of advocacy, education, and culture.