Balik Tanaw (Looking Back)

Balik Tanaw (Looking Back)
Exhibition | Peacock Gallery Auburn, Cumberland City Council | Auburn |

Event Overview

Peacock Gallery Auburn, Cumberland City Council

Balik Tanaw (looking back) is an exhibition exploring ideas of ‘home’ in the Filipino community. Artists Alwin Raemillo, Ernest Aaron, Alberto Estanislao, Jessa Melicor will consider the concept of ‘home’ in relation to Western Sydney and in the Philippines.

Balik Tanaw is a part of the Bayanihan Philippine Art Project in partnership.

Bayanihan Philippine Art Project presents contemporary Filipino art across Sydney. It is one of the most significant explorations of Filipino art ever presented in Australia

Over a four-month period, a series of exhibitions, performances, creative writing and community programs will be on offer in Sydney at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Blacktown Arts Centre, Mosman Art Gallery, Peacock Gallery (Auburn) and Campbelltown Arts Centre in association with Museums & Galleries of NSW.

The project is supported by the Philipine Consulate General, Sydney. It will celebrate the contemporary art and culture of the Philippines and its strong ties to Australia.

Bayanihan is a Filipino custom derived from the word bayan, which refers to the spirit of communal unity, work and cooperation to achieve a goal. The Bayanihan Philippine Art Project is a partnership founded on this concept of community collaboration.

The project begins with a special event at the Art Gallery of NSW on 24 June 2017 to co-incide the opening of the exhibition Passion and procession: art of the Philippines and concludes with another special event on 2 November 2017 at Blacktown Arts Centre, to mark the final day of the exhibition Balik Bayan.


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When & Where

  • From:Jul 8, 2017,
  • To:Sep 3, 2017,
  • Location: Peacock Gallery

    , , Auburn.

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