Free Admission on International Museum Day / Ea Torrado Artist Talk, 17 May 2014
In celebration of the International Museum Day 2014, registration to the Artist Talk and admission to the museum throughout the day will be FREE. Guided tourswill be available every hour on the hour starting 9 a.m to 4 p.m.
Ea Torrado will discuss her work in Sisa, a video installation based on the frantic search of Jose Rizal’s Sisa and reflections on the museum’s iconic Juan Luna painting—España y Filipinas. She will also discuss her processes, choice of materials, subject matter, and the challenges and possibilities of art as engagement.
Torrado is an independent contemporary dancer-choreographer. She has essayed principal and soloist roles in both classical and contemporary full-length ballets. She has toured extensively in the Philippines and abroad with Ballet Manila, Ballet Philippines, and Dance Theatre of Tennessee. Torrado was also the ballet and contemporary dance teacher at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Dance School, Ballet Manila School, and Asian American Performing Arts Society. In 2013, she independently produced, conceptualized, and choreographed the dance theatre production Dots.
Please call Tina at 6312417 for more details. The Lopez Museum and Library is at the ground floor, Benpres Building, Exchange Road corner Meralco Avenue, Pasig City. Museum days and hours are Mondays-Saturdays, 8 am to 5 pm, except holidays.