Posted on 12:52 PM, February 05, 2015
By Jasmine Agnes T. Cruz, Reporter
JOSE TENCE RUIZ is tasked with a near-impossible feat — to finish huge sculptures for the Venice Biennale in just a few months when other artists around the globe are given two yearsâ€™ notice. The Venice Biennale is the international exhibition known as the Olympics of art.Â Though the Philippinesâ€™ bureaucraticÂ hullabaloo had led to as-yet-to-be-explained delays in the process of selecting the countryâ€™s representatives, there is collective relief that the Philippines is returning to Venice afterÂ an absence of 50 years.
The Philippine exhibit is entitledÂ Tie A String Around the World. This show curated by Patrick Flores will featureÂ Manuel Condeâ€™s 1950 filmÂ Genghis Khan, a multichannel video by Mariano Montelibano III, and the artworks of Mr.
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