I decided to take an afternoon stroll in UP Diliman this 111th anniversary of the Declaration of our Independence.  Not much going on over there.  Just a few joggers and fitness buffs spending a quiet day.

But I was drawn to UP because of a unique exhibit that I heard about.

It was the “Looking for Juan” Banner Exhibit located at UP’s Academic Oval.  It displays artworks from various artists which shows their interpretation of what it means to be a Filipino reprinted on tarpaulin canvas.

This exhibit runs until July 11.  I took pictures of the colorful and interesting banners.  The light was fading fast and these were all I managed to shoot:



“How Philippines” by Farley del Rosario (above left) and “Juan Line” by Dansoy Coquila (above right).


“Brown Heritage” by Elmer Borlongan at the Sunken Garden.

When the exhibit ends, the banners will be made into tote bags and sold as original works of functional art. Proceeds from the sale will go to PADYAK (a UP Mountaineers) and other projects to promote Philippine art, culture and the environment. For more information on Looking for Juan, click here.

Peace, Unity, and Independence…. Saludo, Pilipinas! ∠(^_^)_尸★★★☼