UPCWGS organizes forum and art exhibit on women empowerment

As part of its celebration of Women’s Month, the University of the Philippines Center for Women’s and Gender Studies (UPCWGS), in partnership with Empowerment Through Art (ETA), organized a forum and art exhibit entitled, “Narratives of Women Artists: When is Empowering Women Truly Empowering,” on 29 March 2019 at the UPCWGS Grounds. Guest speakers were Remy Rikken of the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA), Sandra Torrijos of Kababaihan sa Sining at Bagong Sibol na Kamalayan (KASIBULAN), Lea Lim of KASIBULAN, Faye Cura of Gantala Press, and Virgie Garcia of Start 101 Art Gallery. Participating artists were Cecil Tan, Eden Ocampo, Laura Fermo, Riza Zuniga, and Yllang Montenegro.

“Adora” by Yllang Montenegro, 2018