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Curator's Notes: Cognitive Dissonance

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Curator's Notes: Cognitive Dissonance

Curator’s Notes: Cognitive Dissonance By: Fabrianne Morales, Chief Curator, Arts Talk PH Much has been said about the power of the mind. A single insight from the edge of consciousness can enrapture, sadden, comfort, torment, and taunt—directly affecting any intended actions. However powerful, the human brain is subject to limitations. We all have that inner drive to align our attitudes to our self-concept, and this is where the notion crossed our mind.  For this exhibition, we were inspired by Leon Festinger’s Cognitive Dissonance Theory. This theory is based on the notion that sustaining cognitive consistency after a dissonance-causing occurrence is...

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Nasser Lubay shares his thoughts on prints, the story of his art and his advice to new artists

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Nasser Lubay shares his thoughts on prints, the story of his art and his advice to new artists

"Always go with your instinct, so that you don’t get pressured and you’re relaxed when you create. Just do what you like and go with your instinct. Make something that’s solely yours. Own it."

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Electric Youth: Curator's Notes

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Electric Youth: Curator's Notes

If each individual’s thoughts send out "vibrations" to the cosmos, if whatever energy we put out affects the harmony of everything around us, would it then be logical to believe that changing the way we think also changes how we experience life?

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How to Stay Inspired

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How to Stay Inspired

Inspiration can be fickle and if you rely on its schedule you probably won’t get far. Good thing is, there are practices used by artists, writers, musicians, and creatives from all sorts of fields that can help you towards a more inspired state of mind. 

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In Hindsight.

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In Hindsight.

Hindsight is 2020 is a collection of artwork pondering on the exhibiting artists’ actions in retrospect; glimpses into their realizations during the stricter quarantine period between March to May 2020, their thoughts concerning the turbulent present and their resolution on dealing with the uncertain future. Each of the artists experienced considerable changes in their day to day lives particularly in their artistic processes.

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