June 08, 2016 Wednesday

by Gino Gonzales
Wed 8 June – Fri 10 June 2016
1-7 pm

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In line with its current exhibition, Badong : Salvador Bernal Designs the Stage, the Ateneo Art Gallerywith the support of Bench presents, Fashioning the Terno, a workshop to train practicing fashion and costume designers in crafting the national dress. Facilitating the masterclass is Gino Gonzales, a protege of National Artist for Theater and Design, Salvador Bernal. In this workshop he continues the work of his mentor in teaching others how to create proper, period appropriate ternos. The workshop will not only teach participants the rudiments of making terno patterns but will give them a brief history of the period to provide them with an understanding of the context of the way in which these dresses were worn and how they evolved throughout the century.

This masterclass is being given free of charge through the generosity of Bench.  Slots are very limited.  Interested participants should send a copy of the CV and an image of their work to aag@ateneo.edu by Saturday, 4 June.  Only those able to attend the entire workshop (June 8-10, 1-7pm) should apply.


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About the facilitator : 
Gino Gonzales is an exhibition designer and scenographer who has worked on stage, film, television and event productions in the United States, Japan, Taiwan, and the Philippines.  He began as a protege for National Artist for Theater and Design Salvador Bernal, then went on to become a Fulbright scholar and an Asian Cultural Council grantee in New York University’s Tisch Design Department, where he received both the Seidman and Meier Awards.  He is currently a consultant for the Cultural Center of the Philippines and a lecturer at the Ateneo de Manila University. Gonzales is co-author of the book Fashionable Filipinas : An Evolution of the National Dress in Photographs 1860-1960.