14 Silent Comics by Manix Abrera
By Storytelling Philippines
UP Vargas Museum presents Manuel “Manix” Abrera’s 14 Silent Comics on August 5 to 19 2015. To be held at 3F South Wing Gallery, Vargas Museum, Roxas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City.
Viewing hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Office hours: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
TUESDAYS to SATURDAYS, closed on most holidays.
Php 20.00 for UP students, alumni, faculty and employees
PhP 30.00 for everyone else
Entrance is FREE every Wednesday for UP students, alumni, faculty and employees.
14 Silent Comics is Manuel “Manix” Abrera’s one-person exhibition that presents his silent comics
(comics without dialogue). Characters from Philippine mythology like the manananggal, white lady, duwende and kapre will be portrayed in a different light through stories that cast them as protagonists. They are either funny or philosophical, caught up in circumstances where they meet different creatures, mortal and otherwise.
The exhibit runs until August 19.
Manuel “Manix” Abrera (b. 1982) received his bachelor’s degree from the College of Fine Arts at the University of the Philippines, Diliman in 2003 and is presently doing his Masters on the same university. Known for his award-winning Kikomachine Komix publications, Abrera has been exposed to work in the field of editorial cartoons and comic series. He has given talks and workshops in universities and organizations, and has exhibited in different art institutions including Pablo Gallery (twice in 2010), Manila Contemporary (2011), Vargas Museum (2014) and Erehwon Center for the Arts (2014).
For more information, please contact Vargas Museum at (+632) 928-1927 (direct line), (+632) 981-8500 loc. 4024 (UP trunkline), (+632) 928-1925 (fax) or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also check our website at http://vargasmuseum.upd.edu.ph/ or like us at http://www.facebook.com/vargasmuseum.upd and follow us @UPVargasMuseum for updates.
How to get there
By Car or Taxi
- From Commonwealth Avenue turn right at the University Avenue, make a right turn at E. Delos Santos Avenue, and then turn left to Roxas Avenue to the Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center, which is located on your right.
- From Katipunan Avenue turn to Magsaysay Avenue, make a left turn at E. Delos SAntos Avenue, and then turn left to Roxas Avenue to the Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center, which is located on your right.
- From Commonwealth Avenue get off at Jollibee Philcoa, take UP Campus bound jeepney and get off at the Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center. It is the first building on the right, immediately after the jeepney turns left at Roxas Avenue after the Oblation.
- Take a jeepney headed for UP Campus along Katipunan Avenue, westbound or away from Aurora Blvd., and get down at the Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center, which is located on your right after the jeepney turns left at Roxas Avenue after the Oblation.
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