Past & Present: Oca Villamiel Co-curated with Nilo Ilarde

Past & Present by Oca Villamiel explores how the artist speaks to troubled human histories through objects by working with both their resonance and silence. Featuring works from the late 2000s to the most recent, the exhibit surveys his practice governed by the restorative acts of collecting and creating, salvaging and mending. Join Oca Villamiel in this walkthrough video where he ruminates about his practice, his influences, and his take on the realities of humankind:

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Time & Location

Ateneo Art Gallery Soledad V Pangilinan Arts Wing, Areté, Ateneo de Manila University