Composer: Dr. Jonas Baes
Dr. Jonas Baes composition “Banwa” (Imagined Community) is a piece about nationhood and the natural environment for ensemble and audience. Four bamboo scrapers (tagutok), solo voice and chorus, with an ensemble of Maguindanao gandingan and agung, Brazilian cuica, and Iron Nail Chimes were played with the audience and with the special participation of musicians, Kanapia Kalanduyan and Eudenice Palaruan.
Thursday, February 26, 4-5PM Composer: Dr. Jonas Baes
Dr. Jonas Baes composition "Aguyoy" (Gentle Wind) is a piece about deforestation and environmental degradation. The audience were invited to perform along with the musicians; they were ask to closed their eyes while playing an iron nail "peace" chimes, an improvised instrument created by the composer himself. With the special participation of the Manila Composers Lab. Bean-pod rattles, bamboo bird flutes, wooden rasps, vocal sounds and Iron Nail “Peace” Chimes were played.
Thursday, March 5, 4-5PM Composer: Dr. Jonas Baes
Dr. Jonas Baes composition “Patangis-Buwaya” (…and the crocodile weeps…) is about indigenous people. Four flutes and Iron-Nail “Peace” chimes were played with the audience and special participation of musician, Conrado del Rosario.
Concert Coordinator: Mary Jeane Egloso
Venue: Jorge B. Vargas Museum, UP Diliman
The festival culminated in a unity concert featuring performances for the environment, created and sung by advocates and friends of the environment.
Performances by: Phonic Dialog, Nyctinasty, Earthmover, Autotelic, Aeon Mapa, Lions and Acrobats, Brigada, Bata, Plagpul, Jess Santiago, Heber Bartolome, UP Tugma, Barricade, Tao Aves, Talahib, Ebe Dancel, BLKD, Gazera, Pastilan Dong
TALAANDIG CONCERT AT MRF
JAMMING AT VARGAS MUSEUM
JAMMING WITH C.P. GARCIA COMMUNITY
UP DILIMAN TRAVELOGUE
I. Latag! Buklat! Kuwento! Project Banig X Project Bakawan.
Storytelling session at the Old Stud Farm in UP Diliman Feb 23 (Monday) 3pm.
II. KKK (Kuwentuhan. Karanasan. Kalikasan), a Project Bakawan Travelogue
Excerpt (Test Run): FEBRUARY 22 (Sun) 10am;
Meeting spot: Oblation.
*Adventure Dates (Full Run): MARCH 1 (Sun), 2 (Mon), 4 (Wed) 2pm-4pm Meeting spot: Old Stud Farm.
Project Bakawan invited individuals and communities to weave stories and journey through the different art installations around UP Diliman. They encouraged everyone to discover ecology, the intersections of art and science and to know humanity's relationship to nature through site-specific dance, storytelling, sound, performance, installation, and ritual.
LIGHT IN ECOSYSTEM, Aze Ong: Performance with Sipat Lawin Ensemble, Daloy Co., UP TUGMA