Contra Mundum: A Devised Reading

Wednesday, November 08, 2017
6:30 PM
8:00 PM
Escaler Hall, Ateneo De Manila University

Contra Mundum is a reading of Nick Joaquin's s A Portrait of the Artist as Filipino with additional text from the translations Retrato ng Artista bilang Filipino by Bienvenido Lumbera and Un retrato del artista como filipino by Lourdes Castrillo Brillantes, and music from Ang Larawan, The Musical by Ryan Cayabyab and Rolando S. Tinio.
Contra Mundum is in commemoration of the centenary of the birth of Nick Joaquin (1917-2004), National Artist in Literature; the twentieth death anniversary of Rolando S. Tinio (1937-1997), National Artist in Literature and Theater; and the centenary of the birth of Daisy Hontiveros Avellana (1917-2013), National Artist in Theater and Film. It also marks the 101st anniversary of the birth of Lamberto Avellana, National Artist in Film, and the 85th birthday of Bienvenido Lumbera, National Artist in Literature.
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For inquiries, contact 426-6001 loc. 5340 (Department of Interdisciplinary Studies)
1108 Quezon City, Philippines