Autotelic lets go of its painful past with hopeful new single ‘Iwan’

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When Filipino pop-rock bands in the early 2010s started to gain mainstream prominence, Autotelic emerged as one of the movement’s leading voices. From churning heartfelt anthems that reflect the sentiments and triumphs of the current generation to rocking the stage with unforgettable performances, the six-piece band sets the standards of what modern pop songcraft is all about: beautifully resonant at its most melancholic, and defenseless in its poignant honesty. Fast forward to 2021, Autotelic’s music still hits home. Their work has been consistent in eloquently expressing the woes and rewards of being young, in love and emotionally wrecked, and is informed not so much by its time, but by timelessness and enduring appeal. These qualities are inevitably present on “Iwan,” Autotelic’s new single released under MCA Music Inc. Teeming with earnestness and indelible pop sensibilities, Autotelic’s latest track sticks to the quivering fragility that often permeates their material. But this ti

The Curiousity of Nasser Lubay.

The Man of the Hour, Nasser Lubay.
The nursery of visual artist Nasser Lubay is finally open to public, this is Nursery of Curiosities, a solo painting exhibit that opens last May 15, 2016 at Arte Pintura in The Address in Wack-Wack,  Wack-Wack Road in Mandaluyong City. It features 24 artworks of Lubay that varies in different sizes.

More of Lubay’s pieces are colourful, and it talks about daily living of people and how he imagine it in a very artistic way, from dreaming to brushing of hair to the mirror and many stuff that we routinely does, but mostly are called captured moments as Lubay describe it.

“Nag-start ako mag ipon 2009, tapos maraming process na pinagdaanan, may mga personal struggle, may mga kung anu-anung elements ganun, siguro I try to work the best as I can.” Lubay said.

Lubay is also in experiment stage regarding the mediums he use for his artworks, mostly combining color paints that result to more colourful paintings.

The Nursery of Curiosities will open until May 31, from 9am to 6 in the evening.  Lubay is the only Filipino to have won at the prestigious Celeste International Art Prize by way of his outstanding work in 2009 titled " Rebirth. " In the same year, " Rebirth " was exhibited at the 2nd Animamix Biennial at the Museum of Contemporary Art  in Taipei, Taiwan.

Nasser also participated in the 2010 Ondarte International  Artist Residency in Akumal, Mexico. Upon returning to the Philippines, Nasser was chosen as one of Jollibee’s Young Ambassadors, cited for his achievements in the Arts. He also design the interactive visuals for Ginugunita Kita that was staged in Cultural Center of the Philippines in 2015. Lubay is also one of the founders of Artist Playground, an arts performance company.
Actor and artist Ian Veneracion with Nasser Lubay.
During the opening of Nursery, notable artist and personality grace event such as sculptor Ramon Orlina, Dean Joey Yupangco, Ballet Philippines Artistic Director Paul Alexander Morales, Art Writer Cid Reyes, Theater and Film  artist Banaue Miclat-Janssen,  Visual Artist Toym Imao and Actor and painter Ian Veneracion.

 For further details, please check: www.nasserlubay.com or at www.artistplayground.ph; or call  0915-5610987.

Comments

congratulations to Lubay for achieving his life goals, others should also take notice, I didnt know people could be so strong expressing themselves as art.
He is a very talented artist. His paintings are famous all over the world. I am really impressed by his work.

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