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BusinessWorld Online: Psst!

SELDA, 48x30, oil on canvas, 2009Art that hews closely to Filipino life is often depressing. Despite being a social realist, Daniel “Dansoy” Coquilla chooses to celebrate the humor that permits everyday people to survive the chaos of Manila.

In Laro, his 17th solo show, the artist focuses on the games played by masses and the rules they bend as they navigate through their existence. “Ayoko mag-sentimento o mag-drama kasi happy tayo lagi. Even after tragedies, happy pa rin — parang walang nangyari,” Mr. Coquilla said. (I don’t want to be sentimental or dramatic about our situation since we’re always happy. Even after tragedies, we’re still happy — it’s like nothing happened.)

BusinessWorld Online: Psst!.

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One Response to “BusinessWorld Online: Psst!”

  1. dansoy says:

    salamat, bimbs!
    wait ko lang pic ng “round up” painting para ma-share ko sa vespinoy.

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