We often look for the great landscapes, the beautiful faces, the famous people, and the trending subjects — if not the most expensive materials on the planet in photographs nowadays. We seldom look at the true essence of photographs which captures the emotions, the story, and the soul of the moment. I started this series to portray the unusual elements that’s usually overlooked. I want to raise depression awareness through isolation of the subject which aims to tell a story about their daily lives.Read More
I painted because there is a certain calm that is achieved when I came up with an idea for my artwork, and when I execute that idea onto the canvas, I achieve this warmth and light inside me. It’s the feeling I get when I’m in the beach, when I surf, when I’m somewhere I love and do something I love.Read More
When we get used to a place, the sights and sounds become too common. Too familiar. When that happens, we stop seeing. We start taking things for granted and stop exploring. This is unfortunate because, then, appreciation fades.
Our artwork is an exploration of two things that are familiar to us–our Chinese heritage and our birthplace. We use Chinese style painting to depict Baguio landscapes. The collection will be displayed in our exhibit entitled “BiYao/碧瑶” – a Chinese painting exhibition of Baguio’s Landscape”.
Most of the art pieces may not be familiar to most people because what we tried to to portray in these paintings are the uncommon landscape we fail to recognize.Read More
Jem Calija, is not your typical nocturnal artist. Born & raised in Ilocos Norte and currently residing here in Baguio City with his cat Norah. A photographer and graphic artist, and the mind behind Where To Baguio?. In between YOLO and work, he is a serial art scene searcher.Read More
Hiromi Uematsu is a 22-year old Filipino-Japanese photographer and a filmmaker in the making. In between takes and juggling school, passion and excursions he is also the official editorial photographer for The Local Folke Co. Good thing he was able to squeeze in this long and tedious interview to share his experience and insights as he go grow into his craft.
I guess your pre-quarter will always be your most creative years and it’s the most exciting part of going through this life. Being creative gives you that glow, that wide bright eyed facing the world and i guess it’s important to hold on to that and to keep that passion alive and burning.Read More