EXHIBIT COLLECTION

PHILIPPINES 2019

exhibition, workshop and instructables

The Goethe-Institut Philippines in cooperation with ifa (institute for international relations) are presenting the exhibition “Pure Gold – Upcycled! Upgraded!” at the Vargas Museum in Manila proposing current upcycling approaches for value creation.

Opening Times: Tuesday - Saturday from 09:00 - 17:00
Jorge B. Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center,
Roxas Avenue, University of the Philippines, Diliman
Quezon City, Metro Manila

Vargas Museum
@Vargas Museum.upd

 

MANILA WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS

Angellizza Ramirez
Community Manager at JUNK NOT!

As Community Manager at Junk Not!, Angellizza builds and maintains a good working relationship between the community members and the company.
She ensures the quality of the upcycled plastic ropes made by the locals to be used for the designs/projects.
She also creates plans and programs to engage and support community members.

Angellizza Ramirez

Community Manager at JUNK NOT!

As Community Manager at Junk Not!, Angellizza builds and maintains a good working relationship between the community members and the company.
She ensures the quality of the upcycled plastic ropes made by the locals to be used for the designs/projects.
She also creates plans and programs to engage and support community members.

As Community Manager at Junk Not!, Angellizza builds and maintains a good working relationship between the community members and the company.
She ensures the quality of the upcycled plastic ropes made by the locals to be used for the designs/projects.
She also creates plans and programs to engage and support community members.

Idr. Wilhelmina “Willie” S. Garcia
Founder & Head of JUNK NOT!

Willie Garcia is a graduate of Interior Design at St. Scholastica’s College, Manila.
She is a licensed interior designer and a member of PIID (Philippine Institute of Interior Design) since 2006.
As an passionated advocate of the environment she creates art pieces and produces them in collaboration with different communities since 2009. Not only to reduce waste but to reveal another value in it.
Her beautiful furniture pieces and accessories have been exhibited in several countries around the world (i.e. the Philippines, France, Belgium, Germany, and Japan).

Idr. Wilhelmina “Willie” S. Garcia

Founder & Head of JUNK NOT!

Willie Garcia is an Interior Designer and passionated advocate of the environment.
She creates art pieces and produces them in collaboration with different communities since 2009. Not only to reduce waste but to reveal another value in it. Her beautiful furniture pieces and accessories have been exhibited in several countries around the world.

Willie Garcia is a graduate of Interior Design at St. Scholastica’s College, Manila.
She is a licensed interior designer and a member of PIID (Philippine Institute of Interior Design) since 2006.
As an passionated advocate of the environment she creates art pieces and produces them in collaboration with different communities since 2009. Not only to reduce waste but to reveal another value in it. Her beautiful furniture pieces and accessories have been exhibited in several countries around the world (i.e. the Philippines, France, Belgium, Germany, and Japan).

DTI – Design Center Philippines
Janine Piguerra, Marilyn Maunio, Kate Añoso & Ivan Limjoco
DTI – Design Center Philippines

Janine Piguerra, Marilyn Maunio, Kate Añoso & Ivan Limjoco

DeafEye Studio
Alyssa Bartoline & Joby Gonzalez
Illustrator & Muralist

Since 2016, Alyssa and Joby share their love for each other and their love of work.
As painters, illustrators and graphic designers, they share this love with the world through their works and ideas. Their main goal is to inspire through mural painting, drawing, animation and illustration.
For the sake of sustainability, they use reusable and/or unwanted containers as paint containers or brush holders for their wall projects.

DeafEye Studio

Alyssa Bartoline & Joby Gonzalez
Illustrator & Muralist

Since 2016, Alyssa and Joby share their love for each other and their love of work.
As painters, illustrators and graphic designers, they share this love with the world through their works and ideas. Their main goal is to inspire through mural painting, drawing, animation and illustration.

Since 2016, Alyssa and Joby share their love for each other and their love of work.
As painters, illustrators and graphic designers, they share this love with the world through their works and ideas. Their main goal is to inspire through mural painting, drawing, animation and illustration.
For the sake of sustainability, they use reusable and/or unwanted containers as paint containers or brush holders for their wall projects.

Akrisal Helig
Founder & Head of Kreations Crochet
Akrisal Helig

Founder & Head of Kreations Crochet

Shine de Castro
Co-Founder & Head of Old Manila Eco Market
Shine de Castro

Co-Founder & Head of Old Manila Eco Market

Idr. Janerry Corpuz
BalaiKamay
Idr. Janerry Corpuz

BalaiKamay

Gree-ne-las
Charles Fuentes Jr.,
Camille Albarracin (Head & Founder),
Raquel C. Esperanzate & Alvin Redoblado
Gree-ne-las

Camille Albarracin, Alvin Redoblado, Charles Fuentes Jr., Raquel C. Esperanzate

Alexis Nicole Go
Head & Founder of Alexis Artworks

Alexis is a Zamboangueña artist who uses craft paper, thread, and gold leaf to create collages that draw inspiration from the yakan textiles of the Yakan Tribe of Zamboanga City. Tearing apart and sewing together, engages her sentiments on brokenness in the japanese tradition of wabi-sabi.She graduated Cum Laude from the University of the Philippines Diliman College of Fine Arts where she majored in painting (Studio Arts). She also holds a diploma in commercial cooking and culinary arts from First Gourmet Academy.
She continues her passion for art and expression alongside managing the family restaurant in her hometown.

Alexis Nicole Go

Head & Founder of Alexis Artworks

Alexis is a Zamboangueña artist who uses craft paper, thread, and gold leaf to create collages that draw inspiration from the yakan textiles of the Yakan Tribe of Zamboanga City. She graduated Cum Laude from the University of the Philippines Diliman College of Fine Arts where she majored in painting (Studio Arts). She also holds a diploma in commercial cooking and culinary arts from First Gourmet Academy.

Alexis is a Zamboangueña artist who uses craft paper, thread, and gold leaf to create collages that draw inspiration from the yakan textiles of the Yakan Tribe of Zamboanga City. Tearing apart and sewing together, engages her sentiments on brokenness in the japanese tradition of wabi-sabi.
She graduated Cum Laude from the University of the Philippines Diliman College of Fine Arts where she majored in painting (Studio Arts). She also holds a diploma in commercial cooking and culinary arts from First Gourmet Academy.

Maria Theresa V. Tumarao
Head & Founder of Mayette's Creations
Maria Theresa V. Tumarao

Head & Founder of Mayette's Creations

Henry Estipona
Henry Estipona
Jocelyn Ybanez
Head & Founder of Jho Beads and Craft
Jocelyn Ybanez

Head & Founder of Jho Beads and Craft

Stairway Foundation INC.
Antonio Ramos,
Rose Angelie Arevalo & Jason C. Abarquez

Stairway Foundation Inc. is a non-stock, non-profit, non-government child care organization in Puerto Galera, on the island of Oriental Mindoro. It was established in 1990 by Lars C. Jorgensen and Monica D. Ray as an alternative program for the most marginalized and endangered street children in the Philippines.
Jason works at the foundation as program coordinator for the Environmental Awareness for the Children and the Youth (EACY) project. Since 2016 the program has been running a campaign called 4R’s (Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle).

Stairway Foundation Inc.

Antonio Ramos, Rose Angelie Arevalo & Jason C. Abarquez

Stairway Foundation Inc. is a non-stock, non-profit, non-government child care organization in Puerto Galera, on the island of Oriental Mindoro. It was established in 1990 by Lars C. Jorgensen and Monica D. Ray as an alternative program for the most marginalized and endangered street children in the Philippines.

Stairway Foundation Inc. is a non-stock, non-profit, non-government child care organization in Puerto Galera, on the island of Oriental Mindoro. It was established in 1990 by Lars C. Jorgensen and Monica D. Ray as an alternative program for the most marginalized and endangered street children in the Philippines.
Jason works at the foundation as program coordinator for the Environmental Awareness for the Children and the Youth (EACY) project. Since 2016 the program has been running a campaign called 4R’s (Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle).

Tuy Arts & Designs
Ana Marie & Fernando "Pando" Afable
Production Manager / Designer / Consultant

Tuy Arts and Design is a family business which developed from a hobby of the siblings.
The company works exclusively with sustainable materials such as sugar cane leaves, abaca (banana hemp), ground coffee. But also with waste materials such as glass bottles.
Their main work consists of paper production, which is used in particular in the design of exercise books, bags and containers for storage. Their extensive product portfolio includes furniture, cushion covers and jewellery as well as a product design service.

Tuy Arts & Designs

Ana Marie & Pando Afable

Tuy Arts and Design is a family business which developed from a hobby of the siblings.
The company works exclusively with sustainable materials such as sugar cane leaves, abaca (banana hemp), ground coffee. But also with waste materials such as glass bottles.

Tuy Arts and Design is a family business which developed from a hobby of the siblings.
The company works exclusively with sustainable materials such as sugar cane leaves, abaca (banana hemp), ground coffee. But also with waste materials such as glass bottles.
Their main work consists of paper production, which is used in particular in the design of exercise books, bags and containers for storage. Their extensive product portfolio includes furniture, cushion covers and jewellery as well as a product design service.

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MANILA INSTRUCTABLES

UPCYCLED FOOTSIE
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Not enough shoes in the closet yet? Take a look at your garbage to come up with new stylish ideas!

DUMP POUCH
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Small but powerful not only in terms of sustainability. The size is up to you by DIY.

THE LEGEND OF
THE SOAPDISH
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Cosmetic and medical plastic packaging not only flood our household waste but also our nature. Set a good example and follow this instruction to give them a second life.

DUMP LAMP
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Yarn from old clothes combined with plastic bottles illuminates not only interiors but also the mind and thus creates a sustainable consciousness.

PUZZLE BOX
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With this smart principle, any slightly thicker, flat material can become a unique, useful little helper.

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MANILA WORKSHOP

The Pure Gold workshop took place at the University of the Philippines Diliman, College of Arts and Letters, Manila in September 2019.

The workshop participants, artists and designers from the Philippines, were guided by Axel Kufus and the designers Anja Lapatsch and Annika Unger.

THANK YOU PHILIPPINES!

WORLD TOUR STATIONS

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