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Jan Leeroy New

Philippines

Grants Awarded

2015 | Visual Arts | United States

for a four-month grant to observe best practices in contemporary arts, developing technologies, and public art processes

Events

Exhibition / Philippines

Sansinukob: Isang Installation na Eksibit

February 1, 2017 - February 28, 2017

The exhibit  features seven visual artists from UP Diliman, 3 of whom are ACC grantees (Gerry Leonardo, Anton del Castillo,  Leeroy New, Junyee, Rita Gudiño,  Leo Abaya and Reg Yuson) depicting Philippine stories about the origin of the sansinukob (universe). The exhibit is a glimpse of the ethno-astrology and ancient cosmology of Philippine cultures.  Free and open to the public.

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Grantees: Jan Leeroy New, Julius Anton del Castillo, Leo Gerardo Cua Leonardo

Exhibition / Australia

La Puerta del Laberinto (Door to the Labryinth)

March 17, 2017 - March 26, 2017

For the 2017 Castlemaine State Festival, Leeroy is creating a temporary sculptural installation, La Puerta Del Laberinto, for the exterior of the Castlemaine Art Museum. In keeping with Leeroy’s preferred installation method, La Puerta Del Laberinto (The Door of the Labyrinth), responds to the unique characteristics and context of place and will be made with recycled materials collected from the local area.

Leeroy’s works often intertwine the visual arts with fashion, film and theatre, as he takes his inspiration from mythology, film and video games.  Leeroy has been recognised and awarded consistently throughout his career, with his artworks featured beyond the Philippines in Singapore, Japan, Australia and in American pop culture, with one of his creations worn by Lady Gaga for her music video ‘Marry the Night.'

Leeroy received an ACC Fellowship in 2015 to observe best practices in contemporary arts, developing technologies, and public art processes in the United States.

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Grantee: Jan Leeroy New