Contrast Combination feaures works in various media raunch of interests and operations. From wood and bamboo to film and digital media. Limited resources were used by the artists, to bring about essence, elegance and expressive forms.
Ondoyan, the name of the woodcraft, is by Jenny Cortez from assorted Philippine hardwood.
Together with Rock Camus, they are sculptors who uses retrieved and recycled wood in their works. Cortez carves and constructs works inspired by natural forms.
Camus on the other hand, maximizes wood-working skills to use smaller pieces of wood which serves as a functional works of art.
Consider the picture below, by mixing carved wooden pieces he was able to form a beautiful large, heavy mirror.
By combining discrete modules of forms he refers to "entities" to create vertical sculptures into functional objects.
Also, with the launching of Contrast Combination in Arts at BGC, 180 Cinema was introduced. Vinci Roxas, Diego Buenaflor, and Rock Camus spearheaded the presentation of the various filmmakers featured in the 180 Microcinema Festival, where all films are 180 seconds long. Each short film in its rawness, portrays the film-maker's resilience and prowess in harnessing three minutes of the time. This also welcomes poor countries to get involved in such project as it is not too costly to produce such film and only internet connection and a a big heart telling stories in the most bizarre way for is needed.
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