This March, Tin-aw Art Gallery presents Mike
These are anatomical studies of corruption. Flesh is viewed not merely for its corporeal nature, but also as the vessel through which a person lives and interacts. Influences from one’s surroundings leave marks in the subconscious. Unknowingly, they root and dwell there until they become habits, beliefs, values, and decisions. How we react to life, given this back and forth of positive and negative factors, is what makes or breaks us as individuals. The pieces’ meticulously abstracted imagery reveals the artist’s search for reasons behind the internal struggles that shape man. In focusing on the act of dissection, the fragments and fractures unseen by the naked eye are made manifest, revealing in the process
Untitled images from Mike
March 11 to April 1; Tin-aw Art Gallery, Upper Ground Floor, Somerset Olympia Building, Makati Avenue corner Santo Tomas Street, Makati; 892.7522; [email protected].