ArtSpeak with Charles Buenconsejo and Wawi Navarroza

Ateneo Art Gallery presents Charles Buenconsejo and Wawi Navarroza in the ArtSpeak on Wednesday, 4 December 2014. The talk will be held at the Temporary Exhibitions Wing of the Ateneo Art Gallery).

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CHARLES BUENCONSEJO was one of the three winners of the 2013 Ateneo Art Awards. Although Buenconsejo’s background is in the fine arts - he received a Certificate in Fine Arts from UP Cebu- he first gained fame through his commercial and editorial work for the Philippines’ top magazine publications. Over the past few years, Buenconsejo has explored photography across different platforms, exhibiting in galleries and museums. In August of this year, he was recognized by the Ateneo Art Awards for his first solo exhibition Reality is a Hologram held in Art Informal, Greenhills.

WAWI NAVARROZA is an artist/photographer from Manila. She graduated from De La Salle University and attended special courses at the International Center of Photography, New York. In 2012, Navarroza studied European Master of Fine Art Photography at the Instituto Europeo di Design, Madrid. Her work has been exhibited widely in the Philippines and abroad. in the Netherlands, France, Italy, Russia, Korea, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Cambodia, Singapore, and Australia. She has received several art prizes including the Cultural Center of the Philippines' Thirteen Artists Awards (2012), the Ateneo Art Awards (2007), honorary award at Lumi Photographic Art Awards, Helsinki (2011), and has been a finalist for the Sovereign Asian Art Prize (2011) and the Singapore Museum Signature Art Prize (2011) and the Ateneo Art Awards (2005). In 2009, Navarroza was given the first Asian Cultural Council-Silverlens Fellowship Grant to further her photographic research and practice in New York City. Navarroza is also a singer in the rock band The Late Isabel.

When?: 
12/04/2023 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm