Pillow Talk

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Sleepwalking, 2004
© Ringo Bunoan

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Take Nothing, Leave Nothing, 2004
© Ringo Bunoan

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Two Years of Sleep, 2006
Installation using cotton from pillows
© Ringo Bunoan

Pillow Talk is the culmination of Ringo Bunoan’s body of work using pillows. It gathers seminal and significant pieces, including installations, sound work, photographs, and light boxes. Pillow Talk was awarded the silverlens foundation Completion Grant in 2007 and will run until April 19, 2008.

Ringo Bunoan is an artist, writer and curator. Since her graduation from the University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts in 1997, she has participated in numerous contemporary art exhibitions in Manila and across Asia.

From 1999-2004, she led the independent art space Big Sky Mind, which she co-founded with Katya Guerrero and other artists. In 2003, Ringo Bunoan was named as one of the Thirteen Artists by the Cultural Center of the Philippines. After nearly three years in Kathmandu, she is back in Manila to work on new projects, including a research on Philippine contemporary art for the Asia Art Archive in Hong Kong.


Ringo Bunoan, Pillow Talk
March 17 – April 19, 2008
Silverlens Gallery
2320 Pasong Tamo Extension, Makati City, Philippines

Gallery hours:
Mon to Fri 10am -7 pm
Sat 1 -6 pm

Do check out the gallery’s website for older exhibitions featuring contemporary photography from Philippines.

[thanks Stella!]