GARBAGE FLOWERS AND FOOLISH WORDS: Solo Exhibition by Lynyrd Paras
TAKSU Singapore, 9 – 26 February 2012
TAKSU presents Garbage Flowers and Foolish Words, a solo exhibition by Lynyrd Paras (Philippines). Exploring the theme of pain and suffering in relationships, Lynyrd Paras continues to tell stories about human beings, emotions, and thoughts, through his latest series of paintings. Garbage Flowers and Foolish Words, Lynyrd’s first solo exhibition in TAKSU Singapore, is the follow-up to Boxed Noises, his first international solo exhibition in TAKSU KL (2008).
Upon his graduation from Technological University of the Philippines, Manila in 2007, Lynyrd Paras (b. 1982, Manila) has mounted 7 solo exhibitions and participated in numerous group exhibitions in various venues in Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, and USA. Among his solo exhibitions are: No One Waits For A Lonely Answer at BENCAB Museum Baguio City Philippines (2011), Some Things Are Not Meant To Be Beautiful at Ayala Museum, Makati City (2010), Boxed Noises at TAKSU KL (2008), and A Day When Everything Is Beautiful at Cultural Center of the Philippines (2007). Apart from receiving Grand Prize, 1st GSIS Museum National Painting Competition (2004), Honorable Mention, Art Association of the Philippines Annual National Art Competition (2005), and Finalist of Philip Morris Philippine Art Awards (2007); Lynyrd was also a recipient of the Sinugdanan Program Grants from National Commission for Culture and the Arts Philippines (2007), Blanc Compound Art Residency Philippines (2008), and Rimbun Dahan Art Residency Malaysia (2009). Lynyrd Paras lives and works in Manila, Philippines.
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Exhibition runs from 9 – 26 February 2012.
Opening reception: Thursday, 9 February 2012, 6.30-10.30pm.
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