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Hinagiban ni LolaBy Ronyel Compra

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US$ 2,000



Oil Paint, Acrylic and soil on lycra cloth

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Dimensions: 91cm (H) x 91cm (W) x 9cm (D) / 35.8" (H) x 35.8" (W) x 3.5" (D)

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Artist Statement

This is exactly what these artists would like to convey—the act of submission in showing a piece of yourself, through art, to contribute to a cultural union. It begins with Ronyel Compra’s "Hinagiban ni Lola” series, made using a technique called luta, which bears some semblance to printmaking. “Hinagiban ni Lola” means “grandmother’s weapon,” so it’s only apt that Compra created the piece by placing a cleaver underneath a piece of cloth and rubbing the cloth over soil. This resulted in a detailed image of the object with a rough but bold texture.


Artist Profile

Born: 1985
Hometown: Bogo
Based in: Cebu City

Ronyel Compra is a visual artist based in Cebu City. In 2008, he earned his college degree from the University of the Philippines in the Visayas-Cebu under the Fine Arts program, majored in Painting. Since graduating, the artist has been creating his distinct style and material experimentation exhibited his works …


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