Roma Arts presents
in collaboration with Common Room Networks Foundation
4 July at 15.00
A talk by Marika B. Constantino
Marika B. Constantino will talk about artist initiative space 98-B in Manila, the Philippines (http://www.98-b.org/)
Moderared by Roy Voragen (founder Roma Arts – http://fatumbrutum.blogspot.com/)
Marika B. Constantino shares 98B’s experiences, challenges and possibilities in running an alternative art space in Manila, Philippines. 98B is a multi-disciplinary COLLABoratory. It seeks to collaborate with artists, designers, curators, writers, musicians, filmmakers, activists, educators, researchers, cultural workers, performers, architects and students together with the general public. Marika B. Constantino will share 98B’s projects and initiatives in the hopes of creating ties, facilitating exchanges and generating dialogues with other creative individuals in Bandung.
Marika B. Constantino is a visual artist who has participated in exhibitions in the Philippines and abroad. As a freelance writer, she has contributed to a number of publications. She shares her various experiences in the art practice to a wider audience as an educator and an independent curator. Her early exposure to art and her boundless fascination for the creative process resulted with a degree from the UP College of Architecture, and she continued her studies at the UP College of Fine Arts, with Art History as her major. Marika B. Constantino is continually striving to balance the cerebral, conceptual and experiential aspects of art with life in general. Currently, she is the Special Projects Head of 98B COLLABoratory.