EXHIBITION DATES: NOVEMBER 1-29, 2018
"Balay/Bahay: Creating Our Home is a FilipinX-American visual art exhibition that examines the meaning of home. Through investigations of belonging, memory, identity & contemporary issues, these artists share their diverse interpretations of home through this original collection of works; Showing the multi-layered diversity of Philippine culture & experiences as FilipinXs in the US diaspora.
Balay/Bahay: Creating Our Home is set to open on November 1st at the Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, in Eagle Rock, California. Eagle Rock is known for having one of the largest FilipinX/-American communities in California for over fifty years, housing over 6000 FilipinX/-Americans, with many more residing in the greater Northeast Los Angeles Area. This exhibition honors the many Fil-Ams who’ve come to call Eagle Rock, Los Angeles & the United States their home.
Balay meaning home in Ilokano - a language spoken in the northern Philippines & in Visayan - a language spoken in the central & southern Philippines.
Bahay meaning home in Tagalog - the national language of the Philippines."
Featuring work by:
Curated by Nica Aquino with the assistance of Vanessa Briones-Englund.
Center for the Arts Eagle Rock
2225 Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles, California 90041
Monday-Friday, 11am - 5pm
Closed Saturdays & Sundays