MURUPURO / The Islands of Constellation
Experience a multimedia performance exploring Indigenous knowledge and responses to climate change in the Philippines. It will be based on theatre artist/director Dennis Gupa’s extensive fieldwork in Visayan sea coastal villages.
ANAK and Migrante Manitoba will present two special performances at Prairie Theatre Exchange (3rd Floor of Portage Place Shopping Centre, 393 Portage Avenue) on November 2nd and 3rd, 2018.
Tuminungnung 2018 Philippine Heritage Youth Forum
Friday November 2, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The forum will bring together youth from across Winnipeg to examine the theme “Tuminungnung (from the land)” with youth-led discussions on the importance of the arts in preserving ancestral knowledge and practices, and in contributing to the ongoing global conversation on climate change.
Murupuro / The Islands of Constellation
Saturday November 3, 5:00 p.m.
A multimedia installation with movement, live soundscapes and video images reflecting on the histories of colonial encounters and the impacts of natural disasters.
The performance will be followed by a panel discussion with local environmentalists, artists and community members.
Playwright: Amado Arjay Babon. Concept by the Samar Project Ensemble. Dramaturgy by Dennis Gupa and Michael Carlo Villas. Featuring Francis Matheu, Jon Lazam, Marie Angelica Dayao, Dennis Gupa and Winnipeg-based artists.
Dennis Gupa is a distinguished and talented multi-award winning artist with twenty years of experience as a theatre director. He has created 60 theatrical productions, which have been exhibited in the Philippines, Malaysia, Cambodia, USA, and Canada. He has an MA in Theatre Arts from the University of the Philippines and an MFA in Directing from the University of British Columbia, and is currently a doctoral candidate in Applied Theatre at the University of Victoria.
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