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Tabi Tabi Po, a charity art event @ 1:AM gallery!

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Tabi Tabi Po
Tabi Tabi Po, a charity art event @ 1:AM gallery!
Curated by: James "gaNyan" Garcia

1000 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
November 13th, 2009 - December 12th, 2009
Opening: November 13th, 2009 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.1amgallery.com
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
SOMA
EMAIL:  
info@1AMSF.com
PHONE:  
415-861-5089
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Sat 12-6:30
TAGS:  
1:AM, 1AMSF, sf, gallery, openings, Tabi, po, filipino, Folklore, mixed-media, installation, graffiti/street-art
COST:  
free

DESCRIPTION

Our next art exhibition, titled "Tabi Tabi Po", is dedicated to celebrating Filipino folklore through urban contemporary art. The Kapre, Manananggal, Dwende, Tikbalang, and Aswang are just a sampling of these haunting creatures that will be brought to life in this exhibit. A percentage of the art sales will be donated to the victims of typhoon Ondoy and Pepeng through BAYAN Philippines and BALSA (Bayanihan para sa Sambayanan).

The curator, James "gaNyan" Garcia, has put together a killer lineup that includes Filipino artists from the US, Philippines, and even Norway.

The artists include:

Stateside:
Angry Woebots, Stuter, gaNyan, Marikina, Gem Mateo, CeCe Carpio, Pancho Abalos, Mark Canto, Miguel (Bounce) Perez, Darvin (Boohi) Vida, England Hidalgo, Jerrell Conner, Nic Cowan, Andre Sibayan, Ciriaco Sayoc II, J2, Marc Aure, Peabe, Marlon Sagana Ingram, Minette Mangahas, Dyno, Cat Chiu Phillips, Isabel (Pepper), Roxas, John Yoyogi Fortes, Allison Torneros, Mel Vera Cruz, Simbulan, Ray Haguisan

Philippines:
Manuel Ocampo, Analog, Boy Agimat, Dexfernandez, Bru, Nelz Yumul, Katwo Puertollano, Jigger Cruz, Sam Ramos, Okto, Abi Dayacap, Melancholy, Liza Flores, Luis Lorenzana, Jon Jaylo, Mica Cabildo, Bjorn Calleja

Norway: Jet Pascua

With this exhibition, we aim to not only bring Filipinos of all generations into the gallery, but also welcome the greater SF Bay Area community. Since SF Bay Area has the largest population of Filipinos in America to date, Garcia and 1:AM gallery invite all to come celebrate and learn more about the colorful traditions of the Filipino culture and help raise money for the typhoon victims.

The opening reception is on November 13th from 7 – 10:30pm and the show will run through December 12th. For more information visit www.1AMSF.com or follow us on twitter at 1AM_SF.  


The month long event includes:

-Opening Reception: Nov 13 from 7-10:30pm

-Bindlestiff Puppet Show: Dec 5 from 5:30-8pm

-Closing Reception: Dec 12th from 6-9pm
- Live performance by Baliktad

-Ongoing screening of "Tabi Tabi Po" companion Film Documentary.
Interviews from several artists participating in the exhibit. Filmed
by Maya Santos, Glenn Aquino, James (gaNyan) Garcia, edited by Aiza
Bonus

Co-sponsors: PABLO gallery, KULARTS, Bindlestiff Studio, Fabric8

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