Manuel Baldemor’s Bulkang Taal: Bangon Batangas exhibition at the SM Mall of Asia
Renowned Filipino artist Manuel Baldemor’s latest exhibition, Bulkang Taal: Bangon Batangas was held from February 28 to March 5, 2020 at the SM Mall of Asia Central Atrium, Level 2. A collection of paintings depicting the destructive
A collection of paintings depicting the destructive aftermath of the Taal Volcano eruption and the formidable power of nature, it was also an exhibition for a cause as a portion of the proceeds from the exhibition went towards displaced communities of the Taal Volcano eruption.
Fourteen days after the eruption, Baldemor traveled to Tagaytay and followed the road going to Talisay. Quietly observing the scenery and the people affected by the volcano’s wrath, he saw how the towns surrounding the Taal Lake had transformed overnight – the complete devastation, displaced evacuees, and animals that were left behind.