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UAE Filipino Art Showcase
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UAE Filipino Art Showcase

DARWIN “JAPAT” GUEVARRA From winning the Sheikha Manal New Signatures Young Artists Awards in 2007, bagging the silver prize at the Red Bull Art of Can Competition, to his first solo exhibition and his fruitful association with the renowned Tashkeel gallery, Darwin “Japat” Guevarra is arguably one of the first local Filipino artists to have paved the way for other aspiring creative kababayans in the emirates. Tell us about your...

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A local Filipino art hero named “Japat”

By Sherry Tenorio Darwin Guevarra, or commonly called “Japat”, had tough times in breaking through Dubai’s critical arts circle. However, his creative mind, talented hands and passionate blood for the arts did not stop him from pursuing his great love. Now, that he finally succeeded, Japat’s masterpieces brought himself and the rest of the budding Pinoy artists to a different place in this city – it opened a space where Filipino...

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