Tie A String Around The World

Venice Art Biennale 2015, 9 May to 22 November 2015

Philippine Pavilion
European Cultural Centre – Palazzo Mora, Venice


Titled Tie A String Around the World, the curatorial proposal by Patrick Flores was chosen as the exhibition for the Philippine Pavilion, at the 56th Venice Art Biennale in 2015. It marked the return of the Philippines as a participating country in the Venice Biennale after its first participation in 1964.

Drawings, Carlos Francisco
Detail of Shoal, Jose Tence Ruiz
Still from Dashed State, Manny Montelibano

The exhibition developed around the works of 4 artists:

  • The film entitled Genghis Khan (1950) by Manuel Conde and Carlos Francisco
  • Jose Tence Ruiz’s art work Shoal
  • Manny Montelibano’s multi-channel piece A Dashed State