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  • Imelda Cajipe Endaya, May bukas pa, inay (There Is Still Tomorrow, Mother), 1982, oil on canvas and sawali panels, 4' 1⁄4" × 17' 5 1⁄2"

    Imelda Cajipe Endaya, May bukas pa, inay (There Is Still Tomorrow, Mother), 1982, oil on canvas and sawali panels, 4' 1⁄4" × 17' 5 1⁄2"

    Imelda Cajipe Endaya

    Cultural Center of the Philippines

    Imelda Cajipe Endaya is a feminist pioneer. Her artistic practice is inflected by community organizing; she helped to found KASIBULAN, a feminist arts organization focused on “crafts that are the traditional domain of women,” in 1987, and Pananaw, an important arts journal first published in 1997. Her work is based on a keen appreciation of social issues and postcolonial politics as understood through the lens of womanhood. Curated by Lara Acuin and Con Cabrera, the recent retrospective at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, “Imelda Cajipe Endaya: Refusal and Hope,” presented the kaleidoscopic

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