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Filipino Photo Artist Featured for the First Time in Art Trek

Posted on Thursday, 17 October 2019 

Poster of Jun Pagalilauan’s exhibition for Art Trek 13 (Photo: Jun Pagalilauan)

30 September 2019 – The Philippine Embassy in Singapore, in cooperation with the Photographic Society of Singapore (PSS), successfully staged the exhibition “The World through the Eyes of Filipino Lensman” featuring Filipino photo artist Jun Pagalilauan at the Loke Wan Tho Gallery, Selegie Arts Centre from 23 to 25 September 2019 as part of Art Trek 13.

Mr. Pagalilauan is a Singapore-based architect who has already won many accolades for his fine art photography, including from IPA-International Photo Awards in New York, Tokyo International Photo Awards, and EPSON Pano Awards.

Featured artist Jun Pagalilauan conveys his appreciation to guests who came to view his solo photo exhibition for Art Trek 13 (Photo: Jun Pagalilauan)

The exhibition is a collection of black & white landscape photography taken during Mr. Pagalilauan’s various travels to Singapore, Paris, New York, Indonesia, Japan, and Batanes, among other countries. This is Mr. Pagalilauan’s first solo exhibition.

Consul General Adrian Bernie C. Candolada delivered the welcome remarks on behalf of Ambassador Joseph Del Mar Yap in front of a jampacked gallery.

“This is the first time that Art Trek is featuring a photo artist in recognition of the various mediums of art and styles that Filipino artists are exploring. It is also the first time that the Embassy is collaborating with PSS and we look forward to more collaborations with them on cultural diplomacy,” Consul General Candolada said. END

A sample of Mr. Pagalilauan’s fine art photography as displayed in the Loke Wan Tho Gallery. (Photo: Photographic Society of Singapore)