Courtesy of Asian Arts Media Roundtable

Podcast 60: The Media Landscape in the Philippines

Duration:  19 min

In our latest podcast, art critic Pristine de Leon gives a comprehensive overview of the media landscape in the Philippines, discussing challenges to the practice and the new platforms that are paving the way for creative, incisive and timely forms of arts criticism.

This presentation was part of a series of Country Media Presentations given at the inaugural Asian Arts Media Roundtable, organised by ArtsEquator, which ran from 23 to 25 May 2019. All presentation slides and photos of the Roundtable can be viewed here. A round-up of key takeaways from the Roundtable can be read here.

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About the author(s)

Pristine L. de Leon is an art critic, researcher, and educator based in Manila. She lectures on art, writing, and collaboration at the Fine Arts Department of the Ateneo de Manila University. Since receiving the Purita Kalaw-Ledesma prize for art criticism in 2016, she has written reviews and features on visual art and theatre for The Philippine Star. Her research on public art in the Philippines was published in the journal Southeast of Now and was supported by the Emerging Writers Fellowship program. Currently working towards a master’s degree in Art Studies at the University of the Philippines, she researches and writes around space, site, tactility, and participatory practices.

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