The Godfather of the Filipino Independent Film, Philippines
"...an internationally-acclaimed filmmaker
opened VOCAS in July 2004
in honour of his uncle Victor Oteyza, one of the Philippine Thirteen Moderns.
His wife Katrin and three sons Kidlat, Kawayan and Kabunyan, are also artists and take part in the running of the space. With its eccentric architecture, VOCAS is the polar opposite of Bencab’s modern white cube..." - A Cloud Over Baguio by Ringo Bunoan, Researcher for the Philippines http://www.aaa.org.hk/Diaaalogue/Details/864
"The Returning Renaissance"
It was an honour to see Kidlat Tahimik again
The first time I met him was a couple months ago
at Ili-Likha Artist Village in Baguio City, Philippines.
He is an inspirational heArtist
environmentalist-community collAborator-tAtAy kidlAt!
Rose Cortez is sharing her creative process through poetry, photos, nature walks, theatre, collaborations, yoga, movements, voice, young artists, master artists, everyday teachers, life encounters, philosophy, cats, dogs, chickens, and everything else in between. She is an observer of life, creative collective collaborator of body and soul movements and expressions.