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Senior High School Core Subject: Contemporary Philippine Arts from the Regions

Contemporary Philippine Arts from the Regions is one of the core subjects of the senior high school curriculum. Some examples of the things that you will learn from taking this subject include:

  • Integrative Art as Applied to Contemporary Art
    • Combination of different art forms as seen in modern times
  • Contemporary arts in the Philippines
    • Significant Contemporary artists from the regions
      • National Artists
      • Music
      • Dance
      • Theater
      • Visual Arts
      • Literature
      • Film and Broadcast Arts
      • Architecture, Design and Allied Arts
  • Gawad sa Manlilikhang Bayan
    • Folk architecture
    • Maritime transport
    • Weaving
    • Carving
    • Performing arts
    • Literature
    • Graphic and plastic arts
    • Ornament
    • Textile or fiber art
    • Pottery
  • Different Contemporary Art Techniques and Performance Practices
    • Local materials used as applied to contemporary art
    • Traditional techniques applied to contemporary creation
  • Contemporary Arts Production
    • Acquired skills enhancement
    • Concept of integrated arts production
    • Production planning

While studying, you will also be asked to demonstrate what you have learned by participating in class activities that may include the following:

  • Researching about contemporary art forms
  • Evaluating contemporary art forms
  • Identifying local materials used in artworks
  • Conceptualizing contemporary art based on local techniques
  • Designing a production using available materials
  • Combining relevant concepts to plan for a production
  • Promoting art from the region

The examples provided above only cover the scope of the core subjects. For the scope of the contextualized and specialized subjects, you may refer to their respective lists.

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