I DO NOT WANT TO BECOME OLD – Ely Buendia

Ely Buendia is a Filipino musician, writer and director who gained fame as guitarist, songwriter and lead vocalist of the popular Filipino rock band Eraserheads. Within his band (often referred to as the Beatles of the Philippines). He learned Kundiman (traditional Filipino love songs) from his mother and started playing the guitar at the age of 7. During elementary school ...

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FEDERICO AGUILAR ALCUAZ (1932/2011), FILIPINO PAINTER

MUSICALLY PAINTING FEDERICO AGUILAR ALCUAZ 1/2 – He was born in Santa Cruz (Manila) in 1932 and graduated from Fine Arts at the University of Philippines. Among his professors were the pillars of Philippine art. After 1955 he decided to do art full-time, winning numerous awards for his works. After he studied at the Academia de Bellas Artes de San ...

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CAESAR JOSEPH TANEDO (1979), FILIPINO FIGURATIVE PAINTER

DREAMY AND SWEET WORKS CAESAR JOSEPH TANEDO 1/2 – He is a contemporary painter of the Philippine art scene, who was born in Makati City in 1979. After dreaming to become an architect, he entered a college, discovering that painting was his best expressive horizon. He has held many personal and group exhibitions, both inside and outside his country. His ...

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ANDRES BARRIOQUINTO (1975), FILIPINO SURREALIST PAINTER

PAINTING GOTIC INQUIRY ANDRES BARRIOQUINTO 1/2 – He was born in Manila IN 1975, but his family changed his residence several times due to the nature of his father’s work (a writer and publisher). After spending teen age in Hong Kong, he returned to Manila to get his college education. Starting 2011, he began to paint with a deeply stratified ...

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PHILIPPINES CREATIVITY SHADES

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A WORLD APART – Author’s travel to India

So different, that can offer everything, even authentic English tea. Yes, you can think of India as a separate world, a place which holds millennia of art, land permeated with religiosity. Here, past and present coexist, giving the the chance to enjoy it with all your senses. A 2370 km (1473 miles), 61 hours of drive, gives you opportunity to ...

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MISTAKEN – Poem by Vikram Seth

He has published six books of poetry and three novels. Traditions and rites, beliefs and aspects of everyday life are the expressive horizon within which he spends words. In addition to writing, he likes music. In fact, he plays flute and cello. Cosmopolitan and polyglot writer Vikram Seth, in his works transmits the influence of the trips and cultures with ...

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THE SHADOW LINES – Novel, by Amitav Ghosh

He received honorary doctorates at Queens College in New York and the Sorbonne in Paris. Together with Margaret Atwood, he was also a winner of a David Dan Award in 2010. In 2011 he was awarded with the International Grand Prix at the Blue Metropolis Festival in Montreal. Amitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta in 1956. He is a writer, ...

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NO MAN WILL EVER LOVE YOU – Raghupathi Dixit

He was born in 1974 in Mysore (the third most populated city in the state of Karnataka, India). http://www.raghudixit.com/ He also produced music for contemporary theater productions. After his UK concerts, collaborating with artists, in 2013 he released the second album (Jag Changa), composed of eight songs (in Hindi, Canadian and Tamil). In an interview, he said: “Every 200 kilometers ...

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JOGEN CHOWDHURY (1939), INDIAN PAINTER

KNOWLEDGE, ART AND MEMORIES JOGEN CHOWDHURY 1/2 – He is an eminent Indian painter and considered an important painter of 21st century. His most famous paintings are ink, watercolor and pastel color. The impulse and rhythm of his art comes from an affinity with nature and the environment. He is a master of lines and has mastered to make curves ...

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LALITA LAJMI (1932), INDIAN PAINTER

PAINTING INNER STRESS REFLEX LALITA LAJMI 1/2 – She described natural bond between women and between mother and daughter. She is a self-taught artist, who has not received any formal art formation. Coming from a family involved in the arts, as a child she has enjoyed classical dance. But she also had the impetus to paint, and her uncle had ...

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SUNIL DAS (1939/2015), INDIAN EXPRESSIONIST PAINTER

PAINTING 7000 HORSES IN TEN YEARS SUNIL DAS 1/2 – To prevent the production of the same type of work, he continued to change his vision of art. From the day, when people began to regard him as a painter, a huge responsibility fell on his shoulders – to respond to people’s feelings. His creative horizon was inspired by the ...

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INDIAN FRAMMENTS – Images of India

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SHAHRAM KARIMI (1957), IRANIAN VISUAL ARTIST – Lifelong issue: the search for a place to call home.

THE GRAY-BLUE COLORS OF MEMORY SHAHRAM KARIMI 1/2 – He lives and works between Germany and the United States, but he was born in 1957 in Iran, growing up in Shiraz. He is a self-taught artist, who has achieved success both in his country and in the West. http://www.shahramkarimi.com/ His paintings depict the dilemma of contemporary Iranian, seeking identity combining ...

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