The Dialectics of National and Natural History, Aesthetics, Climate Change, and Citizenship


Thank you all for coming today. You honor not only the lives of five Filipinas by your presence but also the possibilities of a future that remains veiled but which we hope will be favorable to the lives of young people today who, as the novelist Barbara Kingsolver once wrote, dream of a world where children grow up neither as destroyers nor the destroyed. We hope viewers of the paintings and those who listen to the lectures that accompany the exhibit will discover the links between the lives of the women depicted in Alas ng Bayan and current [...]