Painting the death of cleopatra la burla the parisian

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PAINTING The Death of Cleopatra La Burla The Parisian life Spolarium POLITICAL CARICATURES
Authors: Alfred McCoy and Alfredo Roces McCoy – “Historian of SouthEast Asia” Roces – painter, essayist, and artist Content: Economic Caricatures – oppressed conditions of Filipino farmers Political Caricatures – political irony of elections Socio-cultural Caricatures – equality and accessibility of education Using historical caricature is a dynamic avenue of deciphering Philippine history providing relevant visual representations of the past and a contextual approach of understanding historical meanings and implications. The caricatures were powerful tools in the political, economic and social advocacies which can inspire and remind us also of our advocacies at present time. CORY’S SPEECH Author: Maria Corazon Cojuangco Aquino Stood by her husband Ninoy when he was arrested and imprisoned for eight years by President Marcos after martial law was declared in 1972. TIME Magazine’s 1986 Person of the Year Content: The invitation to speak before the joint session of the US Congress (President Ronald Reagan) was extended to her seven months after she assumed office. Teodoro “Teddy Boy” Locsin Jr. – Cory’s executive secretary Marcos Regime; EDSA People Power Revolution, Democracy in America House of Representatives Voting – 203 to 197 200 Million Dollars as emergency aid for the Philippines This speech gave credence to the People Power Revolution not only to the Americans but to the whole world – that change was possible through peaceful means. RAIDERS OF SULU Oak3 Films – founded by Zaihirat Banu Codelli (CEO), Lim Suat Yen (COO), and Jason Lai (Director of Content) Content: Oppression and Christianization – Fort Pilar (Real Fuerza de San Jose) Slave Raiding Vessels (Salisipan and Jungas) vs Spain (Steam Ships – ended the slave raiding) Slave Raiding – gatherers, rowers, and helpers; sale and distribution was considered to be part of international trade in SouthEast Asia – “legal” Weapons: TAUSUG: Kalis or Kris (used by ancestors), and Barong (valued for its steely strength in cutting into halves modern riffles); ILANUN: Kampilan (long and sharp to decapitate the opponent and extract opponent’s head Freedom Fighters: it was seen as a struggle between freedom and preservation of identity against oppression
WORKS OF LUNA & AMORSOLO Juan Luna October 23, 1857 – December 7, 1899 A Filipino painter sculptor and a political activist of the Philippine Revolution during the late 19 th century. Famous Works: The Death of Cleopatra - Cleopatra committed suicide by allowing an asp (Egyptian cobra) to bite her. La Burla - “mockery” The Parisian Life On the painting: - Jose Rizal - Juan Luna - Ariston Baustista Lin - French woman (prostitute) - represents the Philippines Spoliarium - In Spanish, it is the basement of the Roman Colosseum where the fallen and the dying gladiators were placed.

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