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Sari Suki 2050

Art has always been evolving, redefining itself every few decades, contradicting itself and challenging the accepted definition of the word and what the fine art industry thought acceptable. One of the main movements that started in the mid 1950's and managed to the changed the fine art world would be Conceptual Art or Conceptualism.  Conceptual Art threw away the notion that traditional aesthetics, materials, expression, and marketability defined art. Instead it altered these notions by making a certain idea or concept more prominent than the traditional aesthetic and form. It could be in various forms such as performances, happenings, installations or ephemera. Conceptual artists successfully redefined the art world, making Conceptual Art widely accepted in various art galleries, art collectors, and museums around the world. The art world in the Philippines has grown rapidly over the years, keeping up with international art trends. Manila has mostly been the center of Ph

Sari Suki 2050

The Filipino Sari-Sari store has always been the Philippine's staple convenience store; long before 7-Eleven had taken over our streets we've had our trusty Sari-Sari stores in every corner of the barangay, village, subdivision, and barrio. With the Sari-Sari store being around for so long, would it survive 35 years into the future? What products would they be equipped with by then? What services would they offer?  VSOON, a New York-based design research studio, also wondered what the future would be for the Sari-Sari store. As a result VSOON created their own version of what the future Sari-Sari store would look like, what products and services they would offer, and created a general feel of what a futuristic Sari-Sari store would be in their SARI SUKI 2050 exhibition. SARI SUKI 2050 will be opening on August 20, at the 856 Gallery, A.S. Fortuna St., Mandaue City, Cebu. For more information on their exhibition you can check out there event page here .