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  • 1. An online auction for the benefit of children October 21 to 27, 2013 www.unicef.ph
  • 2. We started the auction in 2011 with minimal expense but with lots of heart and determination, believing that the worlds of art and design can come together for a worthy cause – helping our children. Our efforts paid off as the auction has since raised over P4 million for children’s programs through the tireless efforts of UNICEF Special Advocate for Children Daphne Osena Paez and our amazing fundraising team. UNICEF relies entirely on voluntary donations from individuals, companies and governments, and the funds raised from this year’s auction will be in support of Millennium Development Goal 2: Achieve universal primary education. Proceeds from the auction will fund a unique education program to provide young children access to early learning through what we call Supervised Neighborhood Play Programme (SNP). SNP is an alternative form of early childhood education using home-based, neighborhood play as a learning strategy. The program is implemented in remote, conflict or disaster-affected communities and in informal settlements located in urban areas which are not served by day care centers. Message from Tomoo Hozumi UNICEF Country Representative UNICEF Country Representative Tomoo Hozumi turns over child-friendly education packages to help children get back to their normal routine after Typhoon Pablo in Davao Oriental. ©UNICEF Philippines/2013/KPalasi I would like to thank Daphne and all the artists, partners, media friends and auction participants for supporting our humble auction since it started in 2011. Your support will go towards helping young children have a chance to finish their education. Your contribution will reverberate in children’s lives for years to come. Tomoo Hozumi UNICEF Country Representative
  • 3. Now on its third year, UNICEF Philippines’ Auction for Action 2013 is an online fundraising event that brings together works of the best Filipino talents in art, furniture, design and jewelry to benefit the poorest, most disadvantaged children. I consider the auction as my baby that was conceived one afternoon in the office of then UNICEF Communications Chief Angela Travis almost three years ago. We wanted to marry my background in art and design with my advocacy for children but make it fun and interesting for public participation. UNICEF Auction for Action is one of the fun ways we can make an impact in the lives of children in the Philippines. Filipino creativity gets highlighted and at the same time we raise funds and awareness on important children’s issues. We do it online to minimize costs and we’ve very happy to have partners donating their resources to make the auction possible. To inspire the work of designers and artists, we asked them to donate pieces with the theme of “Play” because proceeds from the auction will go to UNICEF’s Supervised Neighborhood Play (SNP) Program. Message from Daphne Oseña Paez UNICEF Special Advocate for Children UNICEF and partners trained teachers like Joy (right) to use play, drawings, singing and dancing to help children cope and deal with fear and stress after Typhoon Pablo. ©UNICEF Philippines/2013/KPalasi As you browse through these pages, I hope you can feel the inspiration behind the pieces and the joy we felt as we were putting this auction into fruition. Hopefully, you will also be motivated to buy a piece or two to help make learning through play accessible for children who need it the most. Happy bidding! Daphne Oseña Paez UNICEF Special Advocate for Children
  • 4. List of Categories Furniture & Home Accessories Jewellery & Fashion Accessories Paintings Sculptures Special Items
  • 5. Furniture & Home Accessories
  • 6. Arnold Austria and Sonny Sunga of Jagnus Design Studio Betis Crafts Jinggoy Buensuceso Carlo Calma Ed Calma for Lor Calma & Partners Kenneth Cobonpue Olivia D’Aboville for HIVE Domicillo Iñigo Elizalde for Catalina Embroideries Niccolo Jose Ito Kish Daniel Latorre Cruz Locsin International Milo Naval Daphne Oseña-Paez Debbie Palao Pietro Collection, Inc. Luisa Robinson for Luisa Home Vikki Rodriguez for Accessoria Wataru Sakuma Vito Selma Ricky Toledo & Chito Vijandre for FIRMA Triboa Bay Living by Vivere Lifestyles Co., Inc.
  • 7. “Ant Chair 2013” Arnold Austria and Sonny Sunga of Jagnus Design Studio Alalangad (Albizia Procera) stained and hand finished in natural beeswax  1.5 x 1.31 x 1.31 feet Estimated value: Php 25,000 Starting bid price: Php 17,500 This is not your regular chair. Stained in dark walnut and hand-finished, Austria transformed the hardwood Alalangad (commonly known as Acacia) into a work of art with its unique interlocking design and modern finish. Unifying modernity and tradition in this sculptural piece, Ant Chair will not only add interest to your décor, but be a source of interesting conversation.
  • 8. “Hall Chair I” Betis Crafts Mahogany wood White-washed finish with gilded gold accent 15.5 x 16.4 x 35 inches Estimated value: PhP 9,500 Starting bid price: PhP 6,650 In Betis, no two chairs are the same; each chair is individually carved by the expert hands of a wood artist from Betis in Guagua, Pampanga. Made from mahogany wood, this accent piece is meticulously finished by hand, complete with gilded gold accent.
  • 9. “Hall Chair II” Betis Crafts Mahogany wood White-washed finish with gilded gold accent 15.5 x 14.5 x 35 inches Estimated value: PhP 9,750 Starting bid price: PhP 6,825 More than a chair, this piece is a proud testament to the wood carving tradition of the famed carvers and furniture makers of Betis in Guagua, Pampanga province.
  • 10. “Moth Chair” Jinggoy Buensuceso Powder coated metal chair (A) Black and (B) Marigold 4.30 x 2.46 x 2.55 feet Estimated value: PhP48,000 per chair Starting bid price: PhP 38,400 per chair This chair’s design makes reference to the open wings of a moth which is inspired by the artist’s recent move into the woods of Alfonso in Cavite. Crafted from powder coated metal, the lounger’s form captures the delicate balance between fragility and strength, both reflected in Buenceso’s fluid design on an otherwise hard material. A B
  • 11. “Manufactured Landscapes” Carlo Calma Wood and acrylic 38.5 x 86.75 inches Estimated value: PhP 220,000 Starting bid price: PhP 154,000 Carlo Calma’s “Manufactured Landscapes” feels at once organic and mechanical, belying the artist’s roots in Fine Arts and Architecture. This sculpture-inspired piece is a snapshot of nature, digitally constructed. Detail
  • 12. “Cone Chair” Ed Calma for Lor Calma & Partners Powder coated steel frame with traditional wicker weaving 39.37 x 52.49 feet Estimated value: PhP 45,000 Starting bid price: PhP 31,500 The Cone Chair is made from plastic wicker woven around a powder-coated steel frame. An interesting feature is its detachable round bench hollowed in the middle through which a vase can fit. Intended for both indoor and outdoor use.
  • 13. “Coral” Kenneth Cobonpue Hand woven metal wire with solid plantation wood base Wood base: 2 x 19.7 x 15.7 inches Body: 72.2 x 45 x 8 inches Estimated value: PhP 80,000 Starting bid price: PhP 56,000 This arresting, hand-woven sculpture is inspired by the creatures of the sea. Mimicking a sea coral’s delicate branches, this Cobonpue creation features hand woven metal wire contrasted with solid plantation wood. This centerpiece will surely add a sea of beauty and excitement to any home.
  • 14. “Anemone Table Lamp” Olivia D’Aboville for HIVE Polystyrene polymer and fiber reinforced polymer 10.43 x 10.43 inches Estimated value: PhP 49,000 Starting bid price: PhP 34,300 Inspired by the ocean and its many beautiful creatures, D’Aboville creates this delightful table lamp which resembles a living anemone when lighted up. The lamp radiates warm white colors through hundreds of hand-molded polystyrene tentacles caught in lucid motion. This stunning work of art forms part of a lamp collection which was shown at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in Paris for ELLE Décoration’s 25th year anniversary early this year.
  • 15. “Domicillo Mirror” Domicillo Square mirror framed in mother-of-pearl 48 x 48 x 2.5 inches Estimated value: PhP 39,000 Starting bid price: PhP 27,300 Let them know which is the fairest of them all by hanging this beautifully framed mirror in your home. Accented with randomly-placed white and black mother-of-pearl, this custom made mosaic mirror will add light and dimension to any room while giving it elegance and sophistication.
  • 16. “Tesoro & Tamaraw Throw Pillows” Iñigo Elizalde for Catalina Embroideries White linen with hand guided embroidery 20 x 20 inches Estimated value: PhP P3,000 each Starting bid price: PhP 2,100 each “Tesoro” Using linen as his canvas, Elizalde plays with bold patterns inspired by our colorful jeepneys to come up with this playful accent for your home and give it some street-style edge. “Tamaraw” This accent pillow with monochromatic pattern in black and white is drawn from and inspired by traditional Filipino weaving patterns and pays homage to the Philippine’s water bull, the Tamaraw. Tesoro Throw Pillow Tamaraw Throw Pillow
  • 17. “Tesoro Neutral Square Pouf” Iñigo Elizalde for Catalina Embroideries Khaki colored linen with hand guided embroidery 17 x 17 x 6 inches Estimated value: PhP 9,000 Starting bid price: PhP 6,300 Elizalde’s attention to detail shines through in this embroidered, khaki- coloured home accessory which features deconstructed shapes and squares, all arranged to give a seamless look that does not overwhelm. The resulting interplay of bold patterns and textures make this pouf a great addition to your living room collection.
  • 18. “Red Joe Wooden Seater” Niccolo Jose Reclaimed Filipino wood (Red Narra, Molave, Philippine Mahogany) and made without nails 75 x 32 x 36 inches Estimated value: PhP 80,000 Starting bid price: PhP 56,000 This functional art piece shows off Jose’s burning passion to celebrate traditional Filipino values through his art. Using reclaimed Mahogany wood, Jose burns onto it images of young boys, quietly looking up in veneration, which he intended to be a “literal reminder to the youth to give respect for traditional values.” Through skillful shading and toning, Jose used natural stain to enhance the colour, depth and clarity of the image, giving this statement piece its distinctive quality.
  • 19. “Busilak Bell Jar Lamp without Legs” Ito Kish Recycled glass with wooden pulls and Tapioca in resin base A: Color: Olive (large); 20 x 10 inches Estimated value: PhP 6,500 Starting bid price: PhP 4,550 B: Color: Teal (medium); 19 x 10 inches Estimated value: PhP 6,000 Starting bid price: PhP 4,200 C: Color: Ash (small); 15 x 8.25 inches Estimated value: PhP 5,500 Starting bid price: PhP 3,850 Award-winning furniture designer Ito Kish turns his hand to glass and explores the interplay of colours through these Busilak Bell Jar Lamps. Inspired by “all things Filipino”, these delightful lamps shaped like bells will surely add brigthness to any home. A C B
  • 20. “Jet Sets” Daniel Latorre Cruz Laser cut opal acrylic 4.7 x 0.2 x 6.3 inches Set of 4 Estimated value: PhP 10,000 Starting bid price: PhP 7,000 Revisit happy memories of childhood with this acrylic version of the iconic paper jet plane brought to life by Latorre. Suspended in flight, the jets bring a sense of fun into any space and evokes carefree moments spent in times past.
  • 21. “Basilio Chair” Locsin International Designed by Tony Gonzales Malacca rattan and sulihiya 34 x 25 x 30.50 inches Estimated value: PhP 19,000 Starting bid price: PhP 13,300 In this statement piece, artist Tony Gonzales showcases his distinct take on the Filipino chair by using wide-open sulihiya neatly sewn on rattan. This chair is recommended for indoor use only.
  • 22. “Bright Idea Lamp” Milo Naval Hanging lamp made of colored pencils 11.8 x 7.9 inches Three (3) pieces available Estimated value: PhP 4,500 each Starting bid price: PhP 3,150 each This hanging lamp by Milo Naval is made up of multi-coloured pencils, intricately woven and blended together as an artistically-crafted statement piece for your ceiling. This functional, fun piece is guaranteed to light up your day, literally.
  • 23. “Daphne Chair” Daphne Oseña-Paez Pink, handcarved kiln-dried mahogany with gold leaf 35 x 16.5 x 15.2 inches Estimated value: PhP 15,000 Starting bid price: PhP 10,500 Nostalgia is a big part of the Daphne Furniture® collection, the eponymous furniture label of UNICEF Special Advocate for Children Daphne Oseña- Paez. Her pieces reflect basic classical forms that are reinterpreted and given a contemporary feel by new finishes and textures. The signature Daphne Chair is playful and feminine, collected by the young and young at heart.
  • 24. “Nimbus” Debbie Palao Chaise lounge with pillow set of 5 Metal, hose, cotton twine, hand-woven abaca 5.2 x 5.3 x 2.7 feet Estimated value: PhP 31,500 Starting bid price: PhP 22,050 This Nimbus chaise lounge, specially created by Debbie Palao for UNICEF, invites daydreamers to release their inner child and explore the blissful world of play. Intricately made from hand-woven abaca, cotton twine, metal and hose, this work of art brings forth Palao’s design genius to the fore.
  • 25. “Italian Hanging Pendant Lamp with Murano glass” Pietro Collection, Inc. Vetro satinato (satin glass) and argento antico (antique silver) 32 x 44 centimeters Estimated value: PhP 55,625 Starting bid price: PhP 38,938 From the Pietro Collection is this Italian pendant lamp of Murano satin glass. Its graceful budding form and finishing of antique silver bring an ambience of romance to any interior.
  • 26. “Large Palayok Rivershell” Luisa Robinson Rivershell in Herringbone pattern, acrylic base, laminated veneer inside, aluminum polished handle 8 x 21 inches Estimated value: PhP 38,000 Starting bid price: PhP 26,600 As an advocate of modernism and clean design, Robinson plays with texture and material in this interior accessory using river shell with Herringbone pattern. The piece is imbued with Robinson’s unique style, and perfect to use as a centerpiece for your coffee table, or to hold precious jewellery pieces on top of your dresser. Opened
  • 27. “Kinks & Curls Lamp” Vikki Rodriguez for Accessoria Rattan 27.5 x 31.5 x 55 inches Estimated value: PhP 15,000 Starting bid price: PhP 10,500 This beautifully designed corner lamp by Vikki Rodriguez features curled rattan strips, cascading down into spirals while providing an ambient glow. Focused on creations which are functional, beautiful, and interactive, Rodriguez seeks to heighten the collector’s experience with this artful piece by giving him or her the freedom to “style” it according to his or her own liking and length.
  • 28. “City of Ocean” Wataru Sakuma Recycled newspaper 31.5 x 31.5 x 4 inches Estimated value: PhP 51,000 Starting bid price: PhP 40,800 Fascinated with the metropolis, Wataru recreates the dense streets and road networks of the city in this three- dimensional rendering made of newspaper pulp. With the aim of creating a visual riddle, City of Ocean invites the viewer to explore alleyways and avenues which together, make up any great cityscape.
  • 29. “UN (One) Cocktail Table” Vito Selma Mahogany wood with black frame finish with medium brown rods 42 x 42 x 12 inches Estimated value: PhP 65,000 Starting bid price: PhP 45,500 UN is still another one of Vito Selma’s design masterpieces. Made from rattan and mahogany in black frame finish, Selma‘s distinctive style transforms the ordinary to the extraordinary. Side View Top View
  • 30. “Sipa Candleholder” Chito Vijandre & Ricky Toledo for FIRMA Carved ostrich egg, porcupine quill, brass, with battery operated tea light candle 12.8 x 5.3 x 21.7 inches Estimated value: PhP 17,800 Starting bid price: PhP 12,460 An exquisitely carved ostrich egg suspended on a porcupine quill and delicately balanced on a brass stand, this piece by Chito Vijandre and Ricky Toledo is inspired by the indigenous game of sipa. This is an item especially created by the duo for this year’s UNICEF Auction for Action.
  • 31. “Ripples 3 Wall Art Square” Triboa Bay Living by Vivere Lifestyles Co., Inc. Gmelina wood with Kroma finish 39.8 x 39.8 x 1.7 inches Estimated value: PhP 22,920 Starting bid price: PhP 16,044 Light up your wall with this functional, versatile and beautiful luminous artwork from Triboa Bay Living. Set in three square wooden panels in kroma finish, “Ripples” is a perfect blend of art and light on decorated wood.
  • 32. Jewellery & Fashion Accessories
  • 33. Amina Aranáz Kristine Dee Janina Dizon Jewelmer Joaillerie Joyce Makitalo Ann Ong Ana Rocha S.C. Vizcarra Paul Syjuco Nicole Whisenhunt
  • 34. “Gallo Handbag” Amina Aranáz Handcrafted coconut shell purse with gold plated rooster motif and semiprecious stone center Handle: 33 centimeters chain Bag: 13 centimeters in diameter Estimated value: PhP 14,500 Starting bid price: PhP 10,150 This coconut shell minaudière by Aranáz entices you to use your imagination and look at things in a different way. Her take on the common coconut, now transformed into an evening bag adorned with gilded rooster, gold-dipped clasps and ruby-red stone is not only an accessory, but a work of art. This piece is one amongst 12 designs and forms part of Aranaz’s signature coconut purse collection called Delujo.
  • 35. “Summer Garden Necklace” Kristine Dee Stranded pink opal necklace with a pendant of hand-carved yellow jade surrounded with pink, blue, and yellow sapphires mounted on sterling silver with dragonfly, bird, butterfly & flower accents Pendant: 5 x 5 centimeters Necklace: 60 centimeters Estimated value: PhP 26,000 Starting bid price: PhP 18,200 This necklace by Kristine Dee features a blossom carved in yellow jade framed by rose-cut sapphires and crowned with bejewelled dragonfly, bird, butterfly and flower accents. This playful piece is Dee’s signature style of responding to the unique beauty in each individual.
  • 36. “Transformer Earrings” Janina Dizon Top: briliant cut blue topaz with tsavorites and amethysts in yellow silver; Middle: bezel set amethysts with white sapphires in the double happiness symbol; Bottom: icy blue amazonite drops in silver 7.6 centimeters in length Estimated value: PhP 49,500 Starting bid price: PhP 34,650 Transform your look with these dramatic drop earrings crafted in yellow silver. Each earring is composed of icy blue amazonite drops which dances at the bottom of a double-happiness symbol pendant, bezel-set with amethysts and white sapphires which, in turn, dangles from another brilliant cut topaz with tsavorites and amethysts at the top. Play with your creative instincts with these earrings and wear it as your knockout piece for special occasions or signature sparkle for your everyday wear.
  • 37. “Double Happiness Cuff” Janina Dizon Studded with 1.05 carats worth of gray diamonds set in Rose Gold plated Silver mounted on a 50 millimeters coral colored stingray magnet cuff Estimated value: PhP 49,000 Starting bid price: PhP 34,300 Wear your own talisman with this specially-crafted cuff that has the Chinese characters which stand for “double happiness.” These characters, extremely popular in the Philippines amongst Filipino Chinese and non-Chinese, is supposed to attract more happiness for its bearer and can be considered as one’s antidote for the blues.
  • 38. “Earrings from Tutti Frutti Collection” Jewelmer Joaillerie Golden south sea pearls, rose quartz, citrine, and white topaz in 18-karat yellow gold 5 centimeters in length Estimated value: PhP 87,000 Starting bid price: PhP 60,900 Fall in love with these strikingly beautiful earrings made of lustrous golden South Sea pearl, rose quartz, citrine, and white topaz. Paired by hand and mounted on 18-karat yellow gold, these dangle drop earrings from Jewelmer’s Tutti Fruitti Collection will be a perfect fashion accessory to complete your elegant look.
  • 39. “Bourbon Medallion IV” Joyce Makitalo Agate, green onyx, malachite 24k gold plated brass chain: 44 centimeters Dark green silk ribbon: 157 centimeters Pendant: appx 6.3 x 7 centimeters Estimated value: PhP 28,800 Starting bid price: PhP 20,160 A touch of old world charm glows in the details of this Bourbon Medallion 2012 pendant framing a mix of glimmering semi-precious stones of agate, green onyx and malachite. Artfully crafted in 24-carat goldplated brass, this creation by Makitalo will definitely make you feel royal.
  • 40. “Binanig clutch” Ann Ong Winning piece of Ann Ong Brass dipped in 24k gold Leather lining 15 x 11 x 4.4 centimeters Estimated value: PhP 25,000 Starting bid: PhP 17,500 This award-winning minaudière is the creation of famed jewelry designer Ann Ong, inspired by the texture of a banig weave. Featuring Ong’s signature interlaced wires dipped in gold, it locks with a raw piece of agate mounted on a gold-plated base that contrasts stunningly with the fine filligree of the body.
  • 41. “Tamburin Necklace” Ann Ong Brass dipped in 24k gold Mother-of-pearl 132 centimeters in length Estimated value: PhP 9,000 Starting bid: PhP 6,300 This necklace of golden knots and whorls is by award-winning jewelry designer Ann Ong, made of gold-dipped brass accented by discs of mother-of-pearl. Organic and earthy, “Tamburin” is art you wear.
  • 42. “Citrine Balls Set” Ana Rocha Dangling earring in light citrine stone in 925 silver Approx. 6.3 centimeters in length Estimated value: PhP 7,680 Starting bid price: PhP 5,376 These earrings of light citrine set in 925 silver is from Rocha’s PILAK collection. Designed with femininity in mind, this pair of shoulder-sweepers is meant to add a touch of subdued elegance to any look.
  • 43. “Donovan Bag” S.C. Vizcarra Handwoven from water hyacinth, bangkwang, wicker and chaircane with a mircrofibre leather handle Approx. 17 x 6 inches Estimated value: PhP 10,000 Starting bid price: PhP 7,000 SC Vizcarra combines old-world charm with modern sophistication in this seamless, handwoven Donovan Bag. Using classic patterns, colors and textures, this handcrafted luxury item stands testament to Vizcarra’s more than 85 years of exquisite craftsmanship and design tradition.
  • 44. “Building Blocks Necklace” Paul Syjuco Buffalo bone adjustable necklace with handmade oxidized sterling silver amorphous cubes/blocks 69 centimeters in length Estimated value: PhP 20,000 Starting bid price: PhP 14,000 This two-strand necklace made of buffalo bones and oxidized handmade sterling silver blocks is another classic Paul Syjuco design. Stranded in neutral beige with a hint of earthy tone from silver amorphous cubes, this piece makes a bold impression in tribal-chic fashion.
  • 45. “Amorphous” Paul Syjuco Necklace with articulated links of yellow and orange sapphire pave and carnelian hoop. Set in vermeil. Estimated Value: P 48,000 Starting bid price: PhP 29,000 Beautifully crafted jewelry with various stones that Paul sources from Asia and Europe come together in a lovely necklace with articulated links of yellow and orange sapphire pave and carnelian hoops that are set in vermeil. This piece is another one of Syjuco’s signature experiments with metals in organic textures for those who want something truly special.
  • 46. “Amaranthine bag (mini)” Nicole Whisenhunt Swarovski crystals, glass beads, resin, and suede lining 8 x 6 inches Estimated value: PhP 24,000 Starting bid price: PhP 19,200 The Amaranthine bag is one of Nicole Whisenhunt’s art deco inspired minaudières. Combining simplicity and timeless elegance, this customized clutch bag is made using Swarovski crystals and glass bugle beads, carefully embroidered to form a pattern of infinite lines. Absolutely eye-catching, this arm candy makes for the ideal accessory for any occasion.
  • 47. Paintings
  • 48. Philip Badon Manuel Baldemor Jovan Benito Remy Boquiren Norberto ‘Lito’ Carating Antonio Daleon Gregory Raymond Halili Mia Herbosa Jeannie Javelosa Raymond Legaspi Adler Llagas Hamzah Marbella Jun Martinez Celso Pepito Dominic Rubio Popo San Pascual Juvenal Sanso Roceli Valencia Alexis Vidal William Yu Willibald Zeck
  • 49. “Rita” Philip Badon Oil on Canvas 24 x 36 inches Unframed Estimated value: PhP 48,500 Starting bid price: PhP 38,800 This playful portrait of a mother and her child from Philip Badon speaks of a thousand emotions masterfully expressed on canvas through vivid colors and bold forms.
  • 50. “Filipino Family” Manuel Baldemor Acrylic on canvas 24 x 24 inches Unframed Estimated value: PhP 120,000 Starting bid price: PhP 84,000 Once again, Baldemor vividly executes on canvas what is distinctly one of his favorite subjects – the Filipino Family. In his signature style of depicting scenes in simplified geometric forms with a folk art character, this work highlights in bright and exciting colors the values of family love, closeness, and unity.
  • 51. “A Happy Home” Jovan Benito Oil on canvas 40 x 24 inches Unframed Estimated value: PhP 62,000 Starting bid price: PhP 49,600 Benito celebrates the simple things in this work he aptly entitled ‘A Happy Home.’ This canvas, filled with bright eyed and happy faces painted in bold colors, exude vibrant energy and captures the joy borne out of a life lived in harmony.
  • 52. “Simple Joy” Remy Boquiren Pastel on paper 25.5 x 19.5 inches Framed Estimated value: PhP 70,000 Starting bid price: PhP 56,000 Remy Boquiren created this painting especially for UNICEF’s Auction for Action Year 3. Capturing the quiet happiness of a child at play, the warm and effervescent colors transport the beholder to that corner of the soul where you can get lost in your own make-believe world.
  • 53. “Yellow Sun over the Blue Sea” Norberto ‘Lito’ Carating Acrylic on canvas 4 x 4 feet Unframed Estimated value: PhP 500,000 Starting bid price: PhP 260,000 The language of Carating’s geometric abstraction pushes your imagination to the edge in “Yellow Sun Over the Blue Sea.” Using rigid patterns and lines, complemented by subdued tones of yellow, blue, brown and gray; this work tries to capture the moods and moments of a landscape with depth.
  • 54. “Joy of Sharing” Antonio Daleon Oil on Canvas 18 x 24 inches Unframed Estimated value: PhP 42,000 Starting bid price: PhP 33,600 Daleon works his magic with brush strokes and pure, vivid colors to capture a fleeting moment between mother and child while playfully and mutually exploring the “Joy of Sharing.” His purpose is to inspire in the viewer the emotions of love and happiness experienced from the intimacy of family life.
  • 55. “Portrait of a Woman II from the Philippine Cordilleras” Gregory Raymond Halili Watercolor on paper 1.25 x 1.75 inches Framed Estimated value: PhP 58,000 Starting bid price: PhP 40,600 Paying homage to his motherland, Filipino miniaturist Raymond Halili deftly captures a Cordillera woman donning the traditional Ibaloi garb. Rendered in gouache, Halili deftly captures the intricate details of the indigenous costume, its patterns and colours, all eloquently illumined in a 1.25” x 1.25” paper. Two paintings from this series were recently included as permanent collections of the BenCab Museum.
  • 56. “Serenade (Guitar and Moon)” Gregory Raymond Halili Watercolor on paper 1 x 1 inch Unframed Estimated value: PhP 58,000 Starting bid price: PhP 40,600 Halili’s “Serenade” beckons you to sit under the moonlight, play the guitar and get lost in the melody of life and love. Known to put big meaning in his small work, Halili, in this miniature masterpiece on canvas, allows you to breathe in a world of calmness painted in a perfect balance of colour and detail.
  • 57. “Artists’ Womb” Mia Herbosa Sepia colored colored ink on Japanese paper 5.5 x 6 inches Framed Estimated value: PhP 15,000 Starting bid price: PhP 12,000 Our hands tell a story; it reveals our innermost thoughts. With this artwork etched in sepia-colored ink on Japanse paper, Herbosa explored the psychology of hands by creating a series portraying her own hands in different positions. Aptly titled “An Artists Womb,” this etching highlights the creative power of the hands which can hold and mould the world around us.
  • 58. “Encounter” Jeannie Javelosa 10/12 edition Two-colored lithograph print 14 x 12 inches Framed Estimated value: PhP 25,000 Starting bid price: PhP 17,500 Inked in two colors, “Encounter” dramatically portrays a man and a woman caught in a passionate embrace against a background of subtle tonal gradation and flowing composition. Individually signed and numbered, this work by Javelosa aims to provoke questions about humanity, life and love.
  • 59. “The Sack Race” Raymond Legaspi Acrylic on canvas 18 x 24 inches Unframed Estimated value: PhP 30,000 Starting bid price: PhP 24,000 According to Raymond Legaspi, “Just like kids, it’s nice to think impossible is nothing.” Inspired by this adage, “The Sack Race” features a traditional Filipino game wherein a contestant, while standing in a sack, jumps his way to the finish the line. Rendered in Legaspi’s signature vibrant, happy colors, this artwork puts a spotlight on the race called life and man’s quest to conquer it.
  • 60. “Children at Play” Adler Llagas Oil on Canvas 20 x 30 inches Framed Estimated value: PhP 49,000 Starting bid price: PhP 39,200 In this painting, Llagas takes you back to his hometown of Baras, Rizal, where children still run in rice fields to play. Rendered in oil, “Children at Play” depicts the idyllic scene of rural life and echoes the artist’s childhood when the fields were his playground.
  • 61. “Catching Fish” Hamzah Marbella Oil on Canvas 30 x 24 inches Unframed Estimated value: PhP 40,000 Starting bid price: PhP 32,000 Child wonder Hamzah Marbella delights in this playful rendition of a woman fish vendor. His work combines bright colors and ordinary subjects to create a visually rich canvas that is a joy to behold.
  • 62. “Dog Watch” Jun Martinez Acrylic on Canvas 36 x 27 inches Unframed Estimated value: PhP 220,000 Starting bid price: PhP 176,000 Martinez captures this special moment between mother and child, while being silently witnessed by their loyal pet. One can almost imagine how both listeners, man and beast alike, are enjoying the story being told with a mother’s love.
  • 63. “Essence of Joy in Strength and Family” Celso Pepito Oil on canvas 24 x 18 inches Unframed Estimated value: PhP 42,000 Starting bid price: PhP 33,600 More calculating than his contemporaries, Pepito delicately balances and counterbalances his composition in “Essence of Joy in Strength and Family” into a grid of three overlapping planes. Using line, shape, tone, color and pattern with classical precision, Pepito creates in this masterpiece a poetic evocation of his three favourite subject matters of family, nationalism and spirituality with his distinguishing mark of a hanging octagonal orb.
  • 64. “Father and Two Sons” Dominic Rubio Oil on canvas 30 x 24 inches Framed Estimated value: PhP 88,000 Starting bid price: PhP 70,400 Rubio takes you back in time in this rendition of a leisurely family stroll. For the cultural enthusiast, you may also glimpse how Rubio’s canvas seems to depict the Filipino rising above his colonial masters, as shown through his figures dwarfing their surroundings.
  • 65. “Botanical I” Popo San Pascual Acrylic on canvas 4 x 4 feet Unframed Estimated value: PhP 55,000 Starting bid price: PhP 44,000 Immortalizing his sanctuary in Tagaytay, San Pascual paints his canvas Cerulean blue to depict one of his flowerbeds in full bloom. In extreme close-up, this work depicts bundles of blooms in abstract fashion, tangled and in disarray, yet comes together in one harmonious picture of nature’s exquisite beauty.
  • 66. “Faithful Blooms” Juvenal Sanso Acrylic on paper 12 x 18 inches Unframed Estimated value: PhP 140,000 Starting bid price: PhP 112,000 The language of flowers as they faithfully bloom and open up to reveal their beauty is captured in Sanso’s distinctive composition of floral still-life. The all- pervading pale moon against an intensely blue sky illuminates the blossom in a dramatic blend of malachite, vermillion, and luminous vivid yellow. The effect is hypnotic, pulling the viewer to a picture of peaceful contemplation.
  • 67. “Meditation in Red” Roceli Valencia Mixed medium of oil and acrylic on canvas 29.5 x 29 inches Unframed  Estimated value: PhP 80,000 Starting bid price: PhP 56,000 There is a peaceful tranquillity that Valencia’s painting exudes in “Meditation in Red.” The sloping hills, the billowing clouds against the crimson sky and the brightly lit moon pull your gaze in.
  • 68. “Saving a Meal” Alexis Vidal Oil on canvas 48 x 36 inches Unframed Estimated value: 60,000 Starting bid price: PhP 48,000 Vidal’s work evokes memories of summer days spent frolicking with friends. In this painting, serious effort is spent harvesting fruit to be shared amongst five determined hard workers. Happy times indeed.
  • 69. “Father’s Lullaby” William Yu Acrylic on Canvas 39 x 39 inches Unframed Estimated value: PhP 62,000 Starting bid price: PhP 49,600 One of the most prolific artists around, Yu’s bold, explosive hues and figures depicted in ‘disfigurative cubism’ comes alive in this painting entitled ‘A Father’s Lullaby.’
  • 70. “Mother’s Love” William Yu Acrylic on canvas 35 x 35 inches Unframed Estimated value: PhP 62,000 Starting bid price: PhP 49,600 Yu captures a quiet bonding moment between mother and child. Using strong colors and lines, Yu creates a narrative on canvas of the burning love of a mother for her child, while she cradles him to sleep.
  • 71. “Motion” Willibald Zeck Acrylic on Canvas 31.5 x 31.5 inches Unframed Estimated value: PhP 30,000 Starting bid price: PhP 21,000 With firm strokes and strong colors, the abstracts of Willibald Zeck evoke a feeling of joy amidst chaos. Zeck is an Austrian national and has exhibited publicly in his country. Also an accomplished musician, he has been pursuing his passion for art and music since his adolescence. The multi-talented artist also happens to be a medical doctor by training and the chief of the Health and Nutrition section of UNICEF in the Philippines.
  • 72. “Odyssey” Willibald Zeck Acrylic on canvas 31.5 x 31.5 inches Unframed Estimated value: PhP 30,000 Starting bid price: PhP 21,000 Willibald Zeck works for UNICEF, is Austrian by nationality and an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist by profession. Zeck has been interested in arts and painting since his adolescence and his paintings were part of public exhibitions in Austrian galleries. Both music and painting are an integral part of Zeck’s life and important tools of expression.
  • 73. Sculptures
  • 74. Michael Cacnio Seb Chua Olivia D’Aboville Pete Jimenez Ramon Orlina Impy Pilapil Danny Rayos del Sol
  • 75. “Sweet” Michael Cacnio Brass 35 x 12 x 12 inches Estimated value: PhP 265,000 Starting bid price: PhP 212,000 Aptly called Sweet, this limited edition brass creation is inspired by the wildly popular game ‘Candy Crush.’ Cacnio’s playful rendering of three colorful candies makes you want to run to the nearest candy shop for a taste of the real thing. Be the first to collect this masterpiece in UNICEF’s Auction for Auction 2013.
  • 76. “The Flute Player” Seb Chua Cast marble in copper finish 18 x 14 x 11 inches Estimated value: PhP 60,000 Starting bid price: PhP 42,000 Chua’s gift with figures is superbly displayed in this work entitled “The Flute Player.” One can almost imagine the haunting strains of the music emanating from his flute, music which soothes and calms. Fully absorbed in the melody, a cat sits still in absolute reverence.
  • 77. “Liquid Heaven” Olivia D’Aboville Wall bound tapestry Tessellation of silver colored plastic studs 29.12 x 27 inches Includes 33.12 x 31 inches acrylic frame Estimated value: PhP 50,000 Starting bid price: PhP 40,000 Apty dubbed Liquid Heaven, D’Aboville’s textile sculpture made of silver-colored plastic studs will surely dress up any wall. The plastic studs in graduated shades of silver, put together in an extremely versatile weave, create a fluid surface that stretches the imagination infinitely into the heavens.
  • 78. “Play it by Ear” Pete Jimenez Repurposed steel 24 inches in height Estimated value: PhP 45,000 Starting bid price: PhP 36,000 In Pete Jimenez’s world, repurposing steel, or any object for that matter, is part of daily living. His love for deconstruction shines through “Play it by Ear,” where found metal takes a new shape as a three- dimensional work of art.
  • 79. “Frolicsome” Ramon Orlina Carved peach amber crystal 30 x 25 x 16 centimeters Estimated value: PhP 200,000 Starting bid price: PhP 140,000 From his 2013 collection, Orlina’s “Frolicsome” draws you to see the form of a dove as it gracefully lands. Carved in peach amber crystal, this sculpture is truly magical when it captures the light.
  • 80. “Eternal Christmas Tree” Impy Pilapil Painted and shaped glass on carved marble with handblown glass bubbles 10 x 4 inches Estimated value: PhP 15,000 Starting bid price: PhP 10,500 Add cheer to any room all-year-round with this hand-painted and shaped Christmas tree glass growing on carved marble by Impy Pilapil. This one-foot high, limited edition table sculpture is etched with Pilapil’s trademark splash of colourful waves with glass bubbles which exudes the quiet harmony between the contrasting elements of smooth, transparent glass on one hand and solid, rough stone.
  • 81. “Laro” Danny Rayos del Sol Carved ostrich egg 6 x 4.5 inches With base and dome glass: 12 x 10 inches Estimated value: PhP 34,000 Starting bid price: PhP 23,800 The precious scene of children at play is captured in this intricately carved egg scuplture named “Laro.” Exquisitely crafted from an ostrich egg, Del Sol brings to life a world of childhood in this specially crafted piece for this year’s auction. When lit
  • 82. Special Items
  • 83. Nemo Aguila Elmer ‘Emong’ Borlongan JP Cuison Dex ‘Garapata Man’ Fernandez KawayanTech Corporation Kohler National Bookstore Leeroy New Epjay Pacheco Vernon ‘Spoonman’ Perez Stanley Ruiz Mitch Shivers Christian Tamondong
  • 84. “Bochog” Nemo Aguila 1 of 1 special limited edition Resin Approx. 11 inches in height Estimated value: PhP 20,000 Starting bid price: PhP 14,000 Bochog is not your typical toy. In this three-eyed creature, Aguila downplays the scary character of a mini-monster by evoking humour through its playful colors, wide toothy grin and round bottom. Made of resin, this movable art toy seeks to engage its collector in an interactive experience.
  • 85. “Hari Sonik” Elmer ‘Emong’ Borlongan Limited edition first art toy in collaboration with Secret Fresh Fiberglass, resin, mahogany and acrylic 38 x 19 x 12 inches Estimated value: PhP 135,000 Starting bid price: PhP 94,500 “Hari Sonik” is one of the forty-five limited-edition art toys of CCP Thirteen Artist awardee Elmer “Emong” Borlongan. The three-foot, free-standing sculpture made of fibreglass, resin, mahogany and acrylic portrays an everyman with a speaker for a body. As in all his works, this art toy brings Filipino culture to life by portraying the Pinoy’s distinctive way of life and his passion for music.
  • 86. “Eddie Vader” JP Cuison Limited edition of 20 Resin Approx. 20 inches in height Estimated value: PhP 18,000 Starting bid price: PhP 12,600 Cuison’s “Eddie Vader” summoned the force in this mash-up between the legendary Darth Vader helmet on the vintage cartoon character, Mickey Mouse. The first in a series of 20 limited, signed and numbered editions, this art toy made of polymer resin will invade your imagination.
  • 87. “Garapata” Dex ‘Garapata Man’ Fernandez Limited edition of 20; 3 per set Resin Set of 3: 1 Daddy Garapata 26.4 x 20.5 x 21.2 centimeters; 2 Baby Garapatas 16 x 15.5 x 10 centimeters Wooden box packaging: 44.6 x 38.5 x 31.5 centimeters Estimated value: PhP 11,500 Starting bid price: PhP 8,050 Get swarmed by Daddy Garapata and his two children by collecting one of Dex Fernandez’s multi-legged art toys fleshed out as resin figures. “Garapata Man,” comes in a set of three. All these are personally signed and numbered by the artist. Daddy Garapata Baby Garapata
  • 88. “Push Bike” KawayanTech Bamboo frame with recycled bicycle parts Approx. 23 x 40 inches Estimated value: PhP 5,000 Starting bid price: PhP 4,000 Designed to teach kids how to balance on a bicycle, “Push Bike” is basically a bike without a chain-wheel and pedals. Children can sit down, push off with their feet, lift their legs up and learn how to balance as they ride the bike. The idea is to build their confidence because they can steer the handlebars to control how fast, or how slow, they want to move. How steering can control speed is a conundrum but, nevertheless, from here, kids should find it easier to graduate on to a pedaled bike.
  • 89. “Pinoy Bike” KawayanTech Bamboo frame with recycled bicycle parts Approx. 36 x 63.5 inches Estimated value: PhP 18,000 Starting bid price: PhP 14,400 Go green with KawayanTech’s Pinoy Bike which has a unique frame made of natural bamboo and is assembled using recycled bike parts. This indigenous bicycle is handmade and its raw materials outsourced from different parts of the Philippines. Environment-friendly and of tested durability, this commuter bike is one of the innovations in KayawanTech’s quest for sustainable transportation.
  • 90. “Kohler Artist Edition Briar Rose Design Toilet” Kohler 2-piece elongated 1.6 gpf toilet with Ingenium flush technology with top actuator and seat Estimated value: PhP 118,380 Starting bid price: PhP 82,866 Created by Kohler artisans, the Briar Rose design continues to inspire current trends in decorative bathroom accessory. Combining beautiful form and reliable function, this two-piece elongated toilet with Briar Rose design on Revival® on Biscuit background makes a romantic addition to your bathroom’s traditional or modern motif.
  • 91. “Kohler Artist Edition Briar Rose Design Countertop Accessories” Kohler Estimated value: PhP 38,490 Starting bid price: PhP 26,943 Blurring the lines between art and manufacturing, Kohler’s Artist Edition Briar Rose design stimulates expressions with its beautifully designed countertop accessories. Inspired by the beauty of climbing roses and their appearance in the classic story of Sleeping Beauty, accessories under this product line features a bramble of English roses in soft shades of pink, green, and brown.
  • 92. Signed Books National Bookstore The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse Eric Carle Hardcover with dust jacket; signed by the author; 0.4 x 9.1 x 11.9 inches Estimated Value: Php 2,000 Starting bid price: Php 1,400 A brilliant new Eric Carle picture book for the artist in us all. The artist in this book paints the world as he sees it, just like a child. Filled with some of the most magnificently colorful animals of Carle’s career, this tribute to the creative life celebrates the power of art. Children’s Literature The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell Chris Colfer Hardcover with dust jacket; signed by the author; First Edition; 1.1 x 5.5 x 8 inches Estimated Value: Php 2,000 Starting bid price: Php 1,400 Through the mysterious powers of a book of stories, twins Alex and Conner leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with the fairy tale characters they grew up reading about.
  • 93. Signed Books National Bookstore The Art of Todd McFarlane: The Devil’s in the Details Ben Timmreck (Editor), Jen Cassidy (Editor) and Todd McFarlane (Illustrator) Hardcover; signed by the artist; First Edition (issued without dust jacket); 9 x 1.1 x 12 inches Estimated value: PhP 8,000 Starting bid price: PhP 5,600 This collection showcases Todd McFarlane’s unique art style, which burst onto the comic book scene in the late 1980s and forever changed the landscape of comic book art. Features art from original comic art boards, rare, never-before-seen sketches, as well as art from McFarlane’s work on Batman, Spider-Man, and the Hulk (amongst many others), and his own top-selling creation, Spawn, complete with a selected commentary by the artist himself. With a foreword by Stan Lee. Comics & Graphic Novels
  • 94. Signed Books National Bookstore Bouchon Bakery Thomas Keller and Sebastien Rouxel Hardcover with dust jacket; signed by the authors; First Edition; 11 x 1.4 x 11 inches Estimated value: PhP 4,460 Starting bid price: PhP 3,122 Winner of the 2013 International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Cookbook Award for Food Photography & Styling, this stunning large format cookbook features an amalgam of delightful American and French baked goods from the famed Bouchon Bakery. Co-author Sebastien Rouxel, executive pastry chef for the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group, has spent years refining baking techniques, and every page offers a new lesson: a trick that assures uniformity, a flash of brilliance that heightens flavor and enhances texture. Food
  • 95. General Fiction Signed Books National Bookstore The Time Keeper Mitch Albom Hardcover with dust jacket; signed by the author; First Edition 5.5 x 0.9 x 7.6 inches Estimated value: Php 3,000 Starting bid price: Php 2,100 Albom’s most imaginative novel yet -- The Time Keeper, a compelling fable. Told in Albom’s signature spare, evocative prose, this remarkably original tale will inspire readers everywhere to reconsider their own notions of time, how they spend it and how precious it truly is. The Lost Symbol Dan Brown Hardcover with dust jacket; signed by the author; First Edition 1.6 x 6.3 x 9.3 inches Estimated value: Php 4,200 Starting Bid Price: Php 2,940 In this stunning follow-up to the global phenomenon The Da Vinci Code, The Lost Symbol is a masterstroke of storytelling--a deadly race through a real- world labyrinth of codes, secrets, and unseen truths . . . all under the watchful eye of Brown’s most terrifying villain to date.
  • 96. Signed Books National Bookstore Why “A” Students Work for “C” Students and Why “B” Students Work for the Government Robert T. Kiyosaki Paperback; signed by the author; First Edition; 6 x 1.3 x 9 inches Estimated value: Php 1,400 Starting bid price: Php 980 From the best-selling author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, this book urges parents to go beyond their children’s ‘letter grades’. Kiyosaki coins his own definitions of what ‘A,’ ‘B,’ and ‘C’ stand for as he gives parents and their children bits of wisdom for navigating an ever- changing world. Inspirational A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger Than Basketball Dwyane Wade Hardcover with dust jacket; signed by the author; First Edition; 1.3 x 6.3 x 9.5 inches Estimated value: Php 4,000 Starting Bid Price: Php 2,800 In this moving and triumphant memoir, Wade shares his inspiring thoughts about the gratifying responsibilities of being a single dad, while recounting his memorable rise to the top echelon of professional basketball.
  • 97. Teen & Young Adult Fiction Signed Books National Bookstore Clockwork Prince: Book 2 of The Infernal Devices Cassandra Clare Hardcover with dust jacket; signed by the author; Collector’s First Edition; 1.7 x 6.5 x 9.5 inches Estimated value: Php 3,500 Starting Bid Price: Php 2,450 In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray finds her heart drawn more and more to Jem, while her desire for Will, continues to unsettle her. As their dangerous search for the truth leads the three friends into peril, Tessa’s heart is ever more torn, especially when one of their own betrays them. Every Day David Levithan Hardcover with dust jacket; signed by the author; First Edition; 6.2 x 1.2 x 8.6 inches Estimated value: Php 1,500 Starting Bid Price: Php 1,050 A has established guidelines by which to live: Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Do not interfere. It’s all fine until the morning that A wakes up in the body of Justin and meets Justin’s girlfriend, Rhiannon. From that moment, the rules by which A has been living no longer apply. Because finally A has found someone he wants to be with—day in, day out, day after day.
  • 98. “Entropy” Leeroy New Assorted toys, adhesive, latex paint, plyboard base Estimated value: PhP 70,000 Starting bid: PhP 56,000 “Entropy” depicts the image of a happy skull made of various neon toys the artist has collected on his trips to Divisioria. The toys are melted and stretched outwards to create horizontal growth. It’s an explosion of loony colors and textures that will bring a pop of whimsy to your wall space.
  • 99. “Slapstick” Epjay Pacheco Special limited edition 1 of 1 Hand painted by the artist Resin Approx. 13 inches in height Estimated value: 19,200 Starting bid price: PhP 13,440 Epjay Pacheco pays homage to Philippine comedian Palito in “Slapstick”, a limited, customized edition art toy. Handpainted by the artist, this intricately designed bust is a fitting tribute to a well-known comedian during the ‘70s and ‘80s known to get the last laugh in every role he portrays.
  • 100. “The POWER is in your HANDS” Vernon ‘Spoonman’ Perez Mixed medium 21 x 15 inches Estimated value: PhP 30,000 Starting bid price: PhP 24,000 According to Vernon “Spoonman” Perez, the “movement of the body is fundamental to the way in which the mind works in play.” Taking inspiration from the eponymous spoon, twisted and bent to take the fluid form of thoughts rigidly captured in a box, “The POWER is in your HANDS” dares the viewer to push the boundaries of his imagination and to explore the unknown like the child who is at play.
  • 101. “Wheelbarrow Chair” Stanley Ruiz Wood, painted steel, wheel, leather seat, hybrid wheelbarrow/bicycle object Functional piece, not meant to be used as a replacement chair (NOT A TOY) 23 x 13 x 45 inches Estimated value: PhP 30,000 Starting bid price: PhP 21,000 Chill in the sun in this interesting concept chair by Stanley Ruiz which is a combination of everyday objects transformed into a piece of functional art. The aesthetic of the “Wheelbarrow Chair” follows a balancing wheelbarrow fitted with a bicycle seat and a wooden box on which you can prop up your feet and lounge around at will.
  • 102. “Log-in” Mitch Shivers Functional art; Rescued acacia wood stump with metal trim made of repurposed piece of scrap metal from a conveyor belt 21 x 14.25 inches Estimated value: PhP 10,000 Starting bid price: PhP 7,000 For industrial designer, Mitch Shivers, and green advocate, “nothing goes to waste.” He coverted this rescued Acacia tree trunk into a spinning stool. Done by hand, “Log In” has bottom scrap metal taken from a conveyor belt.
  • 103. “Reboot” Mitch Shivers Chess/checkers table made out of an upcycled, repurposed iMac monitor; LED lights; Stand made of rescued scrap metal 25 x 22.5 inches Estimated value: PhP 20,000 Starting bid price: PhP 14,000 Playing chess and checkers will never get dull again with this tabletop cum chess/ checker board that lights up! Made from a re-purposed iMAC monitor and a salvaged metal plate, this functional art epitomizes Shiver’s unique kind-of-genius but his commitment to sustainability, as well.
  • 104. “Dweedle Dum” Christian Tamondong 1 of 1 edition Wooden sculpture Appx 20 inches in height Estimated value: PhP 45,000 Starting bid price: PhP 31,500 “Dweedle Dum,” a custom-made wooden toy reveals a fusion influenced by Tamondong’s love for vibrant colors and childlike forms.
  • 105. About UNICEF Auction for Action UNICEF Auction for Action is an online fundraising auction event to benefit children’s programs in the Philippines and worldwide. It is a collaboration between UNICEF Philippines and UNICEF Special Advocate for Children Daphne Oseña- Paez to bring the worlds of art, furniture and design, together with advocacy to protect and promote the rights of children. For 2013, UNICEF will rally to raise funds in support of Millennium Development Goal 2: Achieve universal primary education. Proceeds from the auction will fund a unique education program to provide young children access to early learning: Supervised Neighborhood Play Progam. What is the Supervised Neighborhood Play (SNP) Program? Supervised Neighborhood Play (SNP) is a home-based early learning program that maximizes learning through play in remote, conflict or disaster-affected communities and in informal settlements located in urban areas. It uses neighborhood play as a learning strategy and it’s simple and easy to organize. Home-based early learning through Supervised Neighborhood Play (SNP) is an alternative form of early childhood education where trained SNP workers and parent volunteers deliver early learning in communities which are not served by Day Care Centers. ©UNICEF Philippines/2004
  • 106. About UNICEF UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to help children survive and thrive, from early childhood through adolescence. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, safe water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from abuse, violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments. In the Philippines for over sixty years, UNICEF works through partners to help disadvantaged children and communities to ensure children are healthy, educated and protected from harm. UNICEF is quick to respond in emergencies to ensure affected communities are reached and provided with services from local governments and other service providers. For more information about UNICEF and its work visit: www.unicef.ph