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BAP’s New Artist Residency

Welcome our new artist residents, Art Labor!


CUrrent Exhibition

Bellas Artes Projects Outpost
2/F The Alley at Karrivin
2316 Chino Roces Avenue, Makati
Operating Hours: Tue- Sat 12PM - 8PM

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Dying on STage

Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino
(CCP Little Theater)
CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay
Operating Hours: 6PM - 8:30PM | Nov. 18



Casa Quiapo, Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar
Brgy. Ibaba, Bagac, Bataan
Operating Hours: 8AM - 6PM Daily

BAP Mentorship with Christodoulos Panayiotou!


11:00 AM - 4:00 PM | 19 November 2018 | Bellas Artes Outpost | 2/F The Alley at Karrivin, 2316 Chino Roces Ave, Makati 

This mentorship session with visual artist Christodoulos Panayiotou welcomes artists, creators, and performers with a conceptual-driven practice. The session will be held in one day, on Monday, November 19 from 11AM to 4PM, with breaks in between. Each participants will be given a short, dedicated time slot to present one work or a summary of their body of work to the group followed by a critical engagement and exchange led by Panayiotou. As such, those with interest in traditions of theatre and dance and/or have performing arts background are strongly encouraged to apply. This program is free and all participants from all levels in their practice are welcome to apply. 
Limited slots only.

This program is free and open to the public. To register, please fill out the form.

After completing the workshop, participants will receive a certificate of participation. 

Attendance requirements:
Sunday, November 18 6PM-8:30PM Dying on Stage. Venue TBA. (free and open to the public)
Monday, November 19 
11AM-4PM (with 1 hour lunch break) Mentorship @ BAP Outpost

Application requirements:
Curriculum Vitae
Link to portfolio or short video of performance (if applicable).

About Dying on Stage:
Taking as starting point Rudolf Nureyev’s 1991 staging of the classical ballet La Bayadère, choreographed while his health was critically deteriorating, Panayiotou’s lecture-performance Dying on Stage is a meditation on the impossible theatrical representation of death. Exploring various literal, metaphorical, and symbolic deaths, the artist is examining the vicious relationship between the spectator, the actor and the characters trapped in the action. Dying on Stage has been performed (amongst others) at the Fiorucci Art Trust, Stromboli; Serpentine Galleries, London; PERFORMA 15, New York; Centre National de la Dance, Paris; Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens; Alt Bomonti, Istanbul; Nouveau Musée National de Monaco; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Phenomenon, Anafi; the Naughton Gallery, Belfast; the Sharjah Biennial Act II, Beirut and Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich.
Duration is approximately 2h15m

About the artist/mentor:
Christodoulos Panayiotou's (b. 1978, Limassol, Cyprus) wide-ranging research focuses on the identification and uncovering of hidden narratives in the visual records of history and time. Solo exhibitions of his work have been held (amongst others) at the 56th Venice Biennial, The Cyprus Pavilion; Casa Luis Barragán, Mexico City; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Kunsthalle Zürich; Casino Luxembourg; CCA Kitakyushu; Museum of Contemporary Art, St. Louis; Museum of Contemporary Art, Leipzig; Centre d’Art Contemporain de Brétigny; and at Point Center of Contemporary Art, Nicosia. His work was also shown in a number of group exhibitions including: the 14th Lyon Biennial; the 13th Sharjah Biennial; dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel; 8th Berlin Biennale; 7th Liverpool Biennial; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Museion, Bolzano; Migros Museum, Zürich; CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco; Joan Miro Foundation, Barcelona; Witte de With, Rotterdam; Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Ashkal Alwan Center for Contemporary Arts, Beirut; Artist Space, New York; MoCA Miami.



Artist in Residence

In this spirit, and with a headquarters in the historical building from which its name is derived, Bellas Artes Projects is centered on supporting the production of contemporary artists, providing a space of experimentation and interdisciplinary collaboration with Filipino heritage building and craft techniques, largely through residencies on its campus at Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar. Past artists in residence include Cian Dayrit (Philippines), Isabel and Alfredo Aquilizan (Philippines/Australia), and Pawel Althamer (Poland) among others.

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about us

Founded in 2013 by Manila based patron Jam Acuzar, Bellas Artes Projects is a registered non-profit foundation that draws inspiration from the Rafael Enriquez y Villanueva mansion built in 1867. An artist himself, Enriquez y Villanueva donated this building, transforming it into Escuela de Bellas Artes, then by 1908 it became the first campus of the University of the Philippines - School of Fine Arts located along Hidalgo Street, Quiapo. Since 2007, the mansion has been moved to Bagac, Bataan as part of Jose Acuzar's collection of antique houses called Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar.

Bellas Artes Projects is a not-for profit, non-collecting institution that supports and engages with art that is experimental, educational, and as accessible as possible to all audiences. In this regard, BAP opened in early 2017 a Manila space called Bellas Artes Outpost that produces four exhibitions a year with a free public programme and a reading room to inspire creative thinking and engagement with the arts. The Outpost aims to build a new audience of art enthusiasts by engaging them with the artistic process of BAP’s artists and artisans in residence.   


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