1 year ago

5 November, 2016

Philippine Embassy

Organised by:
International Relations Society

The ANU International Relations Society is proud to announce that our gracious hosts, the Philippine Embassy of Australia have organised a special event in commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of relations between Australia and the Philippines.
The Philippine Embassy in Canberra will be holding an exhibit and and art installation by Filipino visual artist Francis Sollano on 05 November 2016 at the Embassy grounds.

Francis Sollano is an acclaimed Filipino trashion and installations artist known for his contemporary takes on upcycling garbage into wearable art and converting decaying landscapes to lush urban spaces. As co-founder of Youth for a Livable Cebu, he hopes to bring the movement to an international platform, advocating for sustainable practices and livability in various communities.

For this event, Francis will have a talk on sustainable art, environment, and youth empowerment followed by a demonstration on how he creates modern art using items considered as trash. We will also be showing an art installation especially designed for the 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Philippines and Australia.

Filipino food and delicacies will be served for all the guests!
The International Relations Society has been invited to this event and we are providing a shuttle bus to all who are interested. Alternatively, you can make your own way to the venue. Spots for the bus however are limited so please message the Society page or email ir.society@anu.edu.au to secure your places.
NOTE: Please also RSVP to the Embassy's eventbrite page by reserving your places on the Embassy's page:
The link is as follows:
Hope to see you all there :)