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RENOWNED artist Nune Alvarado recently unveiled his latest series of paintings and objects dubbed “Stories of Restoration, Songs of the Sea” at the upscale Iloilo Museum of Contemporary Arts (ILOMOCA).
Cosmo Iloilo’s art enthusiasts admired Alvarado’s latest collections, composed of works that appear to be far cry from the jarring depictions of life in the cane fields and mills for which Alvarado has been known.
Instead, the artist takes inspiration from the community he helped create, giving back through art what he himself has gained after over three decades of practice.
“Inaawitan ako ng dagat,” says Alvarado of the peace he found in this place—the kind that has paved the way for a new kind of prosperity, one that feeds back into his community to enrich the lives of its members through art.
“Tonight marks another milestone for us at Megaworld as we mark the first year since we ventured into the intricate world of museum management, and already we are closing the year with yet another highlight exhibit. Nune Alvarado’s ‘Songs from the Sea’ is a moving masterpiece that showcases the beauty of Filipino culture even in mundane everyday experiences. This is only the beginning and we are committed to upholding the undeniable talent of local creative minds and the promotion and preservation of art in the entire region,” says Tefel Pesigan-Valentino, vice president and head of business development and marketing, Megaworld Lifestyle Malls.
Songs from the Sea runs at the Hulot Gallery on the ground floor of ILOMOCA from November 10 up to December 10, 2018 at ILOMOCA, a Megaworld’s first-ever museum located at Iloilo Business Park, the company’s bustling 73-hectare township development in Western Visayas which was recently feted as the Country Winner for ‘Best Township Development in Asia’ at the 2018 Asia Property Awards held in Bangkok, Thailand.
To know more about Nune Alvarado’s exhibit, visit ILOMOCA on Facebook or call (033) 320-9903 and (033) 328 1028.