Waves of Hope Workshop in Moalboal- Part 3

We come to last feature of the Waves of Hope/Mga Balud sa Paglaum expressive arts workshop recently facilitated by Paulina Constancia on the beach in Moalboal for the Cebu Technological University World Literature students of Miss Robbie.

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The last activity was “STAR of HOPE”.  Paulina taught the group PAGLAUM, a song she composed en route to Moalboal, and it goes this way: (ukulele chords provided)

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Paglaum, paglaum sa atong kasingkasing
Isibya, isidlak ngadto sa uban
Kalipay, kadasig sa atong kahimtang  (sung as kahimta-ang)
Paglaum, paglaum sa kalibutan

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Lovingly translated for you, Miss Robbie…
Hope, hope in our hearts

Spread and shine onto others
Joy and cheer to our existence
Hope, hope onto the world.

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Now let’s form a star…

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A star in the making…

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Paulina’s brother Joel Lee accompanies the group singing of PAGLAUM

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The group forms a star and sings PAGLAUM

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Sunset at Club Serena Resort, Moalboal with Robbie’s World Literature Class (Cebu Technological University- Moalboal Campus)

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Paulina’s son Lucas joins in the group photo shoot…

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HOPE it all starts in our hearts…

A heartfelt gratitude to Robbie and her CTU students for the wonderful enthusiasm and cooperation. May your lives be your message of hope within your home, circle of friends and wherever your life journey takes you…

The Meeting in Trebnje-Day 6- Ljubljana Excursion

Day 6 (June 16) – The artists created a little bit in their studios in the morning then in the afternoon off they went to the capital city of Ljubljana.

First stop- The National Gallery

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13502724_802446416524267_3129024039452006126_oOur group entering the National Gallery from a back entrance. That’s IVANA from Serbia, a fellow participant in the meeting in Trebnje.

L-R-Igor checking out the Crucified Christ – incredible wood sculpture; Our guide- a prominent figure in Ljubljana arts and culture

13522951_802446469857595_7218980419446547403_oThe Judgment of Solomon as protrayed by a Slovenian artist . Learn more about The Judgment of Solomon

13490846_802446496524259_5998076151405777574_oThis is our group’s favorite….A Slovenian artist’s interpretation of Danse Macabre or the universality of death…

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Second stop- Metelkova
an abandoned barracks turned artist squatter colony
Read more about Europe’s most successful urban squat

Slovenian sculptor Rok Mohar, one of the participating artists in the 49th International Meeting of Naïve Artists at the Trebnje Gallery, is a resident artist of the Metelkova. He takes his artist-friends on a tour of the colony as well as his home studio.

“So much art, so little time to look at all them up close!” – Paulina Constancia and friends visiting Metelkova

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Rok Mohar prepares coffee for all his visiting artist friends from the International Meeting of Naïve Artists

Rok Mohar’s creations in plaster 

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13490658_802449349857307_1089468564043834788_oMarga, Ivana and Igor pose in front of mosaic art covered building  in Metelkova

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13522869_802449296523979_717174845504282347_oOne of the many whimsical creations at Metelkova – perhaps we can call it “Mouse in Havaianas”, hahaha

The Meeting in Trebnje-Days 3 to 7 -Collaborative Art with Paulina

Days 3 to 7 (June 13 to June 17):  The participating artists at the 49th International Meeting of Naïve Artists at Trebnje Gallery  interacted with various groups of schoolchildren. Paulina Constancia thought of a little collaborative artwork she could start with the young visitors.

Paulina showed the children the possibilities of trace-cut-glue. So the piece “Show Your True Colors” was born!

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Here’s the  completed  želva/turtle collaborative art made in Trebnje entitled “Show Your True Colors”. (created by Paulina Constancia in collaboration with young visitors at the International Meeting of Naive Artists in Trebnje Gallery, Slovenia- June 11-18, 2016).

Trebnje Collaborative ArtUsing fabric and acrylic paint, many contributed to this piece. Translations of “Show Your True Colors” in many languages was made possible with the help of the other participating artists at the meeting.

Thank you for making the 1st Kabilin Fest a success

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Thank you to all those who have so generously shared their talents at the 1st Kabilin Fest (Heritage Festival organized by the Paulina Constancia Museum of Naive Art [MoNA] on the occasion of its launching on International Museum Day) last Saturday, May 18. Here are some photos of the wonderful moments we shared as a community…

  1. Tindak Sugbo (Bike Tour of Heritage Public Spaces) led by Psychology Volunteers on Bikes
  2. Traditional Toys Workshop with PJ & Delfin of Mayflower Inn
  3. Traditional Musical Instruments Workshop with Filo d’Oro
  4. Traditional Puppetry Workshop led by Pierre Famador
  5. PUSO Weaving Workshop led by Allen of West Gorordo Hotel
  6. Sawsaw Workshop led by Ananda Marga Wellness Centre
  7. Tambol and Malong Dressing Ritual Dance led by the Sunrise Festival 2013 Maharlika Artists
  8. Dula, Mugna, Istorya -St. Michael’s Play Garden
  9. Sugbuanong Awit sing along with Guitarist Lemuel Inanoria
  10. Sugbuanong Awit and More with Sistemang Pilipino, Inc.
  11. Baybayin Workshop with Carlo Enad
  12. Visayan Folklore Readings, under the guidance of Professor Madrileña de la Cerna
  13. Access to Heritage as a Human Right with Atty. Yvonne Artiaga
  14. Parents as Transmitters of Culture with Grace Fereros
  15. International Craft Workshop: FUROSHIKI with Misa Imai from Japan
  16. Launch of the Paulina Constancia Museum of Naive Art [MoNA]

Below are the individual photos of these wonderful events/activities of MoNA’s Kabilin Fest 2013:

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Tindak Sugbo (Bike Tour of Heritage Public Spaces) led by Psychology Volunteers on Bikes

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Traditional Toys Workshop led by PJ and Delfín of The Mayflower Inn

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Traditional Musical Instruments Workshop led by Filo d’Oro

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Traditional Puppetry Workshop led by Pierre Famador

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PUSÓ (Hanging Rice) Weaving Workshop led by Allen of West Gorordo Hotel

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SAWSAW (Dips & Sauces) Workshop led by Ananda Marga Wellness Centre

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Tambol and Malong Dressing Ritual Dance Workshop led by Sunrise Festival 2013 Maharlika Artists

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Dula, Mugna, Istorya (Play, Creation and Stories) led by St. Michael’s Play Garden

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Sugbuanong Awit Sing-Along led by Guitarist Lemuel Inanoria

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Sugbuanong Awit and more led by Sistemang Pilipino,Inc.

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Baybayin  (Our island’s ancient system of writing)  Workshop led by Carlo Enad

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Visayan Folklore Readings under the guidance of Professor Madrileña de la Cerna

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Access to Heritage as a Human Right Lecture by Attorney Yvonne Arteaga

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Parents as Transmitters of Culture Interaction with educator Grace Fereros

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International Craft Workshop: FUROSHIKI (Traditional Japanese Art of Wrapping with Cloth), workshop led by visiting Japanese volunteer craftsperson- Misa Eguchi Imai

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Official Launching/Opening of the Paulina Constancia Museum of Naïve Art [MoNA]

The MoNA is part of the cultural stewardship program of West Gorordo Hotel, Cebu, Philippines