On 19th August 2017, we hosted a mini celebration of photography with Popup Photoday Manila at Shutterspace Studios, Quezon City Philippines.
We’d like to thank everyone who showed up in support of our day long event and, especially, our event partners Shutterspace Studios. Here are some highlights from the day:
- Photobook Sharing Session: IPA MZ Editions series of publications was shared alongside various self-published Filipino photobooks and zines. IPA MZ Editions artists include Aik Beng Chia, Alvin Lau, Carol Chow, Christine Chung, Clarice Lee, Colin Seow, Dianne Rosario, Donna Chiu, Ellen Leung Hoi Yan, Hasnoor Hussain, Jeffrey Liam, Nguyen Minh Hoang, Peter Teh, Philip Ho, Ron Soh, Sanja Jugovic Burns, Sheung Yiu, Shyue Woon, Teng Kiat and Tham Jing Wen. Filipino books that caught our eye include The Face of a Macros Apologist by Mac Andre Arboleda; Predicament by Carlo Gabuco, Limbo by Kenji Mercado, and PAK by Brian Sergio.
- Our Visualising Social Stories (VSS) partner Robert Godden from Rights Exposure gave an insightful presentation “Mobilising Concern: The ethical challenges NGOs face in visually representing social problems.”
- A.G. De Mesa launched the Philippine Photobook Crowdsourced Archive effort as part of Photobook Club Manila. More information can be found on the PBM Facebook Page.
- The day ended with Stills From A Changing City slideshow projection showcase of Filipino photography curated by Veejay Villafranca and A.G. De Mesa. The showcase artists include: – A.g. De Mesa, Carlo Gabuco, Chio Gonzalez, Christine Chung, Dennese Victoria, Dianne Rosario, Geloy Maligaya Concepcion, Geric Cruz, Hannah Reyes Morales, Jake Verzosa, Jes Aznar, Jilson Tiu, Kenji Mercado, Larry Monserate Piojo, Lawrence Dizon Sumulong, Marco Ugoy, Raymond Tanhueco, Rico Cruz, Sonny Thakur, Tala Photo Collective and WIP Slidefest. A preview of the slideshow available in the gallery below.
Till next time again Manila – Mabuhay!