Please Explain: Kababayan
Saturday, 14 May 2022, 4:00am
4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art
181-187 Hay St, Haymarket
Reflecting upon their lives in Australia, exhibiting artist Marikit Santiago and Associate Dean of Research in the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building at University of Technology Sydney Anna Cristina Pertierra will discuss the experiences and representation of Filipina-Australians in daily social, political and cultural life.
This intimate conversation will examine the influences of family, motherhood and religion on Marikit and Anna Cristina, and how this confluence of forces formed their personal identities and professional careers.
FREE - Register here
Learn more about Marikit Santiago's For us sinners exhibition here.
Top image: Marikit Santiago, Thy Kingdom Come, 2021 – 2022, interior paint, acrylic, oil, pyrography, pen, gold leaf on found cardboard (pen and paint markings by Santi Mateo Santiago and Sarita Santiago), collaboration with Maella Santiago, 167cm x 307cm. Courtesy of the artist and The Something Machine, Bellport, New York. Photo credit: Garry Trinh
Marikit Santiago portrait with Thy Kingdom Come, 2022, interior paint, acrylic, oil, pyrography, pen, on found cardboard (paint markings by Santi Mateo Santiago and Sarita Santiago, collaboration with Maella Santiago). Courtesy of the artist and The Something Machine, Bellport, New York. Image: Garry Trinh.