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PEELING OFF THE MASK at Museo De La Salle Bacolod

By Christelle Eson, Edited by Aldrich Rosano On Wednesday, October 7, 2015


Pureza, a Jay Abello documentary on the Negros’ sugar industry is shown on the exhibit.

A documentary on the survivors of the MV Don Juan tragedy is being shown on the exhibit.

The Unveiling. Linda Ferrer, Bebol Carreon, and Jhonmar Librorania, survivors of the MV Don Juan tragedy opened the exhibit.

PEELING OFF THE MASK, an exhibit showcasing The Story Behind the Masskara Festival opened at Museo De La Salle on October 6, 2015.

Two tragedies, sinking of the MV Don Juan and the sugar crisis in Negros prompted local artists to come up with MassKara. One of them, the late Ely Santiago, an artist from the Art Association of Bacolod coined the name MassKara which means people (mass) and faces (kara).

The unveiling of the exhibit was headed by Linda Ferrer, Bebol Carreon, and Jhonmar Librorania whom are survivors of the MV Don Juan Tragedy.

The exhibit will run until March 30, 2016.