16th DLSU Arts Congress to take place by February 22-24, admission is free and open to the public
CAMPUS NEWS — The annual arts congress is organized by the De La Salle University (DLSU) Office for Research and Innovation (OVPRI) College of Liberal Arts (CLA), College of Computer Studies Assistant Dean for Research and Advanced Studies (CCS ADRAS), Culture and Arts Office (CAO), The Museum, The Libraries, the CLA Graduate Student Council, (CLA GSC) and the University Student Government (USG).
This year’s organizing team includes the Department of Literature, the Department of Filipino, Southeast Asian Research Hub and Center (SEARCH), Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center (BNSCWC), the Research and Grant Management Office (RMGO) and Cultura (Literature student organization).
The 16th edition of the DLSU Arts Congress is composed of 24 panels, 4 book launch, film screening, five keynotes, Siningdustriya career expo for aspiring creatives, film festival, mini bookfair, exhibit and an online event. This year’s theme is “engagement – art, memory, history/ ugnayan – sining, gunita, kasaysayan.”
The books to be launched are the following: Mga himutok sa palikuran at iba pang kuwento;
Growing up, Filipino 3: new stories for young adults; Kaming mga Lasalyanong Guro; and We Lasallian Teachers. There would also be a Film showing, “Con tu latido Filipinas canta a aute/ The life and music of Luis Eduardo Aute.
The 16th DAC features the Keynote address of such writers and artists like Eka Kurniawan (Indonesia); Morakot Meyer (Thailand); Michael Coroza; Manix Abrera; and Arnulfo Azcarraga
In addition, there would be Siningdustriya by February 22 with both Plenary and Parallel sessions and Job fair for the creatives.
Corollary to this, some of the support activities to the Arts Congress in celebration of the National Arts month such as Edsa film festival: tungo sa pananagutan at hustisya would be on February 21-23; Mini bookfair by February 22-24; Engagement: Artmeory (art, memory, history) Feb 24 to April 24’ and Art and Memory online event on Feb 27.