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Contemporary Philippine Arts from the Regions - Local Materials

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Contemporary Philippine Arts from the Regions - Local Materials

  1. 1. LOCAL MATERIALS USED IN CONTEMPORARY ART
  2. 2. “LOCAL”
  3. 3. LOCAL • belonging to or connected with a particular place or area that you are taking about or with the place where you live • examples: local hospital, local church, local music
  4. 4. “LOCAL MATERIALS”
  5. 5. LOCAL MATERIALS • the resources that can be found readily in large quantity at a particular location or area at a certain time • materials that can be used to fabricate (create) a finished element (product) • materials that could be abundant in some area but are not available in another
  6. 6. What are some of the local materials used in contemporary art?
  7. 7. Abaca • Abaca belongs to the family of bananas. • Its fiber has a natural luster of colors ranging from pure white to ivory and dark brown. • Famous products out of this local material include: slippers, ropes, twine, hammock, frame, display jar, and Chelsea chair.
  8. 8. Chelsea chair
  9. 9. Abaca Tree
  10. 10. Bakbak • Bakbak is the outermost covering or the leaf sheath of the abaca stalk, usually braided or twined to make a flat thick durable sheath. • The strong brown fiber is used to make furniture, mats, boxes, bins, display jars, armchair, and the famous Cecilia dining table.
  11. 11. Bamboo • Bamboo is used as a raw material in creating many products. It is typically used in construction, or textiles, and as musical instruments or weapons. • Famous products created from this local material are Kubing, bungkaka, tongatong, angklung, pateteg, and gabbang.
  12. 12. Gabbang
  13. 13. Buntal • Buntal are cylindrically shaped fibers with supple ivory white strands that are durable, pliable, and with good dyeing qualities. • Famous products created from buntal are: bags, shoes, desk accessories like pen holder, picture frames, file trays, wallets, place mats, lampshades, window blinds.
  14. 14. Buntal Plant
  15. 15. Buri • Buri is extracted from matured leaves of the buri palm with fiber that is durable and resistant to moisture. • Famous products created from buri are: hats, bags, baskets, memorabilia boxes, perfume tray, and other woven products.
  16. 16. Coir • Coir is fibrous material surrounding the fruit of the coconut tree. • Indoor or outdoor fiber carpets, wall covering, doormat, trellises, and geo- textiles are some of the products made of the coconut coir fiber.
  17. 17. Nito • Nito is a plant belonging to the fern family that grows abundantly in the hinterlands of Mindanao. • Bags, bread tray, lampshade and decorative jars are the commonly created products out of nito.
  18. 18. Nito Bags
  19. 19. Pandan • Pandan is a tropical plant that is processed and transformed into splints that are being used as a raw material. Baskets, hats, picture frames and bags are the known products made from this local material.
  20. 20. Products made of Pandan leaves
  21. 21. Raffia • Raffia is a fiber extracted from unopened buri leaf in three (3) stages, which is woven into fabrics or used as wall coverings, upholstery material, folding doors and window hangings.
  22. 22. Raffia • Many products that are being made from this local material include: hats, placemats, folder, shoes, slippers, boxes, portfolio and ladies’ bags, placemats, circular boxes, document boxes.
  23. 23. Rattan • Rattan belongs to the palm family which can be high or low climbers, single stemmed or clustered rattan species. • One can see baskets, picture frames, furniture and other novelty items, Zoya lounge chair, Valencia queen size bed, Rest divan, wall coverings, upholstery materials, folding doors and window hangings out of this local material.
  24. 24. A product made of Rattan
  25. 25. Tikiw • Tikiw is a large, erect, and aquatic or marshy herb plant. Found in Central Luzon and Mindanao, it abounds in freshwater swaps, and in newly opened rice land at low altitude. • Baskets, hampers with lids, bags, rugs, carpets, placemats, jars and other decorative items are among the products that can be made of Tikiw.
  26. 26. Tikog • Tikog belongs to sea grasses. It is a native reed plant used as a raw material for mat weaving. • Other products that result from using this local material include: bags, decorative mats, hampers, newspaper racks, table mat, waste bin, tower candle holder, wall decors.
  27. 27. Tikog plant
  28. 28. Ilongot Jewelry (pearl, readhombil beak, plants, metals)
  29. 29. Ifugaos’ “Hagabi” chair (narra)
  30. 30. Blood Painting by Elito Circa (aka “Amangpintor”)
  31. 31. ACTIVITY Local materials available in our region may not be available in other regions. Other regions’ local materials may not be available in our region. Do you think it is an advantage for our culture as a country? Why?
  32. 32. NOTE: • Given the rich indigenous materials found in different areas of the Philippines, more and more artists will surely find new and innovative ways to express themselves. • Not only will they be able to present their cultural heritage – they will definitely be able to surprise us with their avant-garde artworks that are still rooted in Filipino culture.

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