The 8th Ateneo Heights Artists Workshop is accepting applications

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HEIGHTS is now accepting applications to the 8th Ateneo Heights Artists Workshop (AHAW), which will be held from October 28 to 29, 2017. This is an annual program that offers ten artists a chance to develop their creative potential through discussions with practicing artists, curators, and professors. AHAW aims to guide and nurture these young… Read more »

Heights holds 22nd Ateneo Heights Writers Workshop

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The 22nd Ateneo Heights Writers Workshop (AHWW) was held from February 4-6, 2017 in Calamba, Laguna. AHWW is one of the oldest school-sponsored writing workshops in the country. This year’s organizing team was headed by Workshop Director Marco Bartolome (4 AB LIT-ENG), himself an alumnus from last year’s AHWW, and Assistant Director Alex Tuico (3… Read more »

Ateneo Art Gallery opens five new exhibitions

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Last February 8, the Ateneo Art Gallery (AAG) launched five new exhibitions, a first in the history of AAG. These will run during AAG’s 2017 Exhibition Program. The gallery’s Director and Chief Curator, Maria Victoria Herrera, gave the opening remarks and introduced the new exhibitions to the audience. The first exhibition, Ligalig: Art in a… Read more »

Escolta Street: A queen lying in wait

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Walk along Escolta Street in Binondo, Manila and your eyes are certain to land upon rows of tarpaulin that proclaim: “Welcome to Escolta! Manila’s Queen of Streets!” A survey around the area is a must to confirm the validity of this claim. This is what is revealed: vendors selling lansones and pomelo outside of Santa… Read more »

Submission Guidelines: Second Regular Folio AY 2016-2017

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Heights is officially calling for contributions for the Second Regular Folio. All members of the LS community may contribute visual artistic works and written works in English and Filipino. The deadline for submissions is on January 27, 2017. Below are the submission guidelines. INFORMATION All artists and authors must submit a .DOCX file with the… Read more »

Writers, artists tell the tales of Martial Law

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Writers and artists retold and relived the poetry, music, and art of the Marcos regime in Sa Mata ng Sigwa last November 11, 2016 at Faura AVR. Sa Mata ng Sigwa (Eye of the Storm) served as the culminating event of Taboan, a day-long series of talks and workshops focused on campus writing and its… Read more »

Second Heights Creative Talk zooms in on city poetry

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Heights held its second Creative Talk for the year, titled “City Poetry,” exploring the effect of urban spaces on Philippine poetry. The talk was held on October 21,2016, Friday. In the talk, English Department instructor Vincenz Serrano gave an overview of urban development in Manila, specifically during the Spanish colonial period, American colonial period, and the… Read more »

Tania Smith: Funny and Feminist

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Australian artist Tania Smith gave a talk on her body of largely performance-based work at the Ateneo Art Gallery last September 30. During her Funny and Feminist: Performing the Comic Anti-Hero talk at the art gallery, she brought to the fore her method of utilising humour to make statements on the experience of being a woman…. Read more »