Tuesday, December 1, 2009

SERIAL KILLERS (2) December 5


SERIAL KILLERS (TWO)
Opening 6pm December 5 (Saturday)
ROBERTO CHABET, DAVID MEDALLA, LANI MAESTRO, GASTON DAMAG, GINA OSTERLOH, CONRADO VELASCO, ENZO CAMACHO,  YASON BANAL, RINGO BUNOAN,  JAYSON OLIVERIA, MM YU, KALOY OLAVIDES, JUN SABAYTON, KRESKIN SUGAY, MAWEN ONG, POW MARTINEZ, COCOY LUMBAO, MARTHA ATIENZA, SHIREEN SENO, SAM KIYOUMARSI, JED ESCUETA, MARIJA VICENTE, GAIL VICENTE, LENA COBANGBANG, GARY-ROSS PASTRANA, LYRA GARCELLANO, PATRICIA EUSTAQUIO, PAUL MONDOK, MICO SANDEJAS, LARA DE LOS REYES
A hazardous mixture of omnipotence and impotence. Incoherence, or more precisely, arbitrariness, is the underlying structure of this modest, yet grand mobilization.  Confronted with an arbitrary sequence of demands, with no established parameters, working and living in a metropolis they know nothing, and know deeply about like the palm of their hands, and waking up to different issues they are either dimly aware of, or have been doggedly following up, this promises to be some chaotic family reunion.
Serial Killers is a response to parallel notions of seriality, non-seriality, or counter-seriality. Seriality as conceptual strategy, considered by most critics as a postmodern aesthetic, attempts to find resonance in the works of artists in their seemingly endless body of work, blurring randomness, and, or predetermination, in their repetitiousness. Repetition and seriality have been a recurrent mode of artistic production to some of the most prolific contemporary artistsUmberto Eco, famous scholar of semiotics, believes that, today, there is in operation a sense of aesthetic repitition involving a radical conception of seriality: one that ‘wholly escapes the “modern” idea of literature and art.’ (Serial Killers was first mounted in December of 2008.)
Exhibition will run until December 18, GALLERY HOURS: Thursday to Friday only 4-7PM, open by appointment call/text 09189457387
NEXT!
NO TO HANGOVER!
DECEMBER 12 (SATURDAY), BAR OPENS 6PM
WITH COFFEBREAK ISLAND, SLEEPYHEADS, TROJAN WHORES, LOC

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