Buen CALUBAYAN Philippines , b. 1980

Solo Exhibition

2020            

Antimemory Antiarchive, Mind Set Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

2019            

Landscape Museum Household: A Sweeper’s Guide, Arario Gallery, Ryse    hotel, Seoul, Korea

2018            

Towards the Everyday and Its Proper Places: On Housework Museology and the Production of Oxygen, Blanc Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines

2016            

Hidalgo: Towards a History from Within, Blanc Gallery, Quezon City

2015            

Biowork, Ateneo Art Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines

2014            

Bionote, Blanc Gallery and Liongoren Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines

Idiot Knows No Country, La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo, Australia

2013            

Biography, Blanc Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines

Spoliarium, Now Gallery, Makati City, Philippines

2012            

Fressie Capulong, Blanc Peninsula, Makati City, PhilippinesF

2008            

Crawling Man™, 1/of Gallery, Taguig City, Philippines

2007            

Idiot Show for Idiots, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Pasay City, Philippines

The Cubicle Art Gallery, Pasig City, Philippines

Big Sky Mind, Quezon City, Philippines

TAO™, 1/of Gallery, Taguig City, Philippines

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022        

Flowing Light, Mind Set Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

2021        

We Are Going to Have to Live Outside, For Proto/Para: Rethinking Curatorial Work, UP Vargas Museum, Quezon City, Philippines

2019            

Far Away But Strangely Familiar, Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum, Bratislava, Slovakia

2017            

The Artist and the Social Dreamer, Forecast Festival, HKW, Berlin

Mutable Truths : Perspectives in Philippine Contemporaryn Art, La Trobe Art Institute, Bendigo, Australia; Ateneo Art Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines

2016            

Figuring Filipino Utopia, Ateneo Art Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines

Every Island from Sea to Sea,  Mind Set Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan
Between the Street and the Mountain, Arario Gallery, Shanghai, China

Debatable Screenings/Lend Me Your Softness, Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, USA

2015.      

Stop Look Listen, 1335 Mabini, Manila, Philippines

Wasak! Filipino Art Today, Arndt Gallery, Berlin, Germany        

2014            

Holdings, Working Artists Group, In Forces at Work, UP Vargas Museum, Quezon City, Philippines
Articles of Disagreement, LopezMemorial Museum, Pasig City, Philippines

The Mirror and Monitor of Democracy in Asia, Gwangju Museum of Art, Republic of Korea

2013            

MarkingTime: Ateneo Art Awards 2013, Shangri-La Plaza and Ateneo Art Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines

The Philippine Contemporary: To Scale the Past and the

Possible, Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Philippines

2012            

Working Artist Group, Inexactly THIS, Kunstvlaai – Festival of Independents, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2011            

Touch Me, Hiraya Gallery, Manila,Philippines

2010            

Now/here, Plataporma Collective, In Zero In: Extensions, Lopez Memorial Museum, Pasig City, Philippines

2009            

Thirteen Artists Awards, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Pasay City, Philippines

2008            

Tablado, w/ Noel Soler Cuizon & Renan Ortiz, Boston Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines

FoEM, Finale Art File / SM Art Center – SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City, Philippines

TutoK: Kargado, Ateneo Art Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines

2007            

TutoK: Nexus, Loyola House of Studies, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines

 

 

 

Awards

2013        

Ateneo Arts Awards: Marking Time, Ateneo Art Gallery

2009        

13 Artists Awards, Cultural Center of the Philippines

 

 

Residencies

2018        

Acts of Life, MCAD Manila / NTU CCA Singapore / Commissioned by the Goethe-Institut

2017        

NTU Center for Contemporary Art Singapore

2014        

Ateneo Art Gallery – La Trobe University Visual Arts Center Residency Program, Bendigo, Australia

2011        

JENESYS Programme, Invitation Programme for Creators, Japan Foundation: Aomori Contemporary Art Center (ACAC), Aomori Prefecture; Tokyo, Japan

2008        

Residency and Exchange Art Program, Organised by Artesan Art Gallery & NUS, National University of Singapore; Sambalikhaan, Asian Institute for Liturgy and Music, Quezon City, Philippines

 

 

Selected Bibliography

2021        

Antimemory Antiarchive》, Exhibition Catalogue, Mind Set Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

2020        

Fortes, Zyrael Genesis. “Horizon Out of Sight.” Tractions: Experiments in Art Writing. June 2020, https://medium.com/@tractions_artwriting/grid-a31fcc4524d8

2019        

Godfrey, Tony. Far Away But Strangely Familiar. Exhibition

2018        

Calubayan, Jocelyn T. “Becoming Human in the Course of the Everyday.” In Towards the Everyday and Its Proper Places: On Housework Museology and the Production of Oxygen. Exhibition Essay. Blanc Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines

2017        

Herrera, Ma. Victoria. Mutable Truths: Perspectives on Philippine Contemporary Art. Exhibition Catalogue. Bendigo: La Trobe Art Institute
Veric, Charlie Samuya. Figuring Filipino Utopia. Exhibition Catalogue. Ateneo Art Gallery, Quezon City

2016         Flores, Patrick D. “Atmosphere.” In Every Island from Sea to Sea: Recent Philippine Art. Exhibition Catalogue. Mind Set Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan

Godfrey, Tony. Between the Street and the Mountain. Exhibition Catalogue.: Arario Gallery, Shanghai, China

2015       

Calubayan, Buen. Biowork. Exhibition Catalogue. Ateneo Art Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines

2013      

Garing, Thea and Luigi Singson. Marking Time:Ateneo Art Awards 2013. Exhibition Catalogue. Ateneo Art Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines

2012        

Miranda, Donna. Working Artists Group. Exhibition Catalogue published for INexactly THIS, Kunstvlaai Festival of Independents,23 November – 2 December 2013, Amsterdam, The Netherland; Green Papaya Art Project,  Quezon City, Philippines

2011        

Suárez, Angelo V. “Salvaging the Author: The Social Turn in Philippine Poetry.” High Chair, Issue # 15, July – December 2011, http://www.highchair.com.ph/issue15/15_salvagingtheauthor.htm (accessed 16 March 201“Storyline: Malaya.” Storyline. Created by Paolo Villaluna and Patricia Evangelista. ANC. 18 August 2011.

2009        

Tuazon, Wire. “Chaosmosis and a Stupidogram.” In 13 Artists Awards 2009, 6-9. Exhibition Catalogue. Manila: Cultural Center of the Philippines, Philippine

Suárez, Angelo V. “Buen Calubayan: Reluctant Insider.” Preview Magazine, October 2009.

 

 

Artistic Research

On Experience and Everyday Life

Landscape as the Expanded View of Experience / Ground and Perspective / On Diagrams

On Perception, Landscape Theory and World Making

Sensing the World / Dismantling the Picturesque / Spectra of the Old Horizon / Instructions on Viewing the Landscape / Vanishing Point

On Archiving, Biography Work and Historiography

Towards the Everyday and Its Proper Places / Biowork / Bionote / Biography / Fressie Capulong

Hidalgo: Towards A History From Within / Employee 55 / Spoliarium / Idiot Knows No Country

On Religiosity and Decolonization

Body of Christ / My Virgin Mama / Year of the Rat / Critcat Project / On Spectacle and Other Awkward Rules on Killing By Means of Natural Selection