Bicol Art Groups hold 1st Regional Curatorial Workshop

The Kurit-Lagting Art Collective and the Concerned Artists of the Philippines Bicol Chapter (CAP Bicol), in partnership with the Sorsogon Initiatives for Culture and Arts Development and CT Gueta Art Studio and Gallery, conducted the Kurit Series: 1st Regional Curatorial Workshop to engage independent and institutional curators including young curators and art students in the Bicol Region.

Held via Zoom on May 20, 2023, the whole-day workshop invited guest curators who specialize in a particular field to discuss the fundamentals of curating and to connect the community with curatorial practice.

Participants learned from guest speakers who spoke about specific subjects:

> Geri Matthew Carretero, artist-curator and art director of Kurit-Lagting and member of CAP Bicol, who discussed Curating Community Art Projects

> Nomar Miano, a faculty member of UP Cebu Fine Arts, who talked about Spatial Practice as Critique

> Prof. Lisa Ito-Tapang of CAP National and faculty member of the UP College of Fine Arts in Diliman presented a topic on Curating for Whom? Situating Publics and the People in Practice.