Love in the Time of Martial Law

This series of stories begins with a match made in hell: the story of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos, which led to the conjugal dictatorship that plunged our nation to the dark days of Martial Law.

But love, too, played a great role in the resistance. The next two stories tell how two couples’ love for the nation and the masses led them to love one another.

Hayag Tabloid

The Revolution is Colorblind

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Letters to the Past

These letters were written by Heroes Hub fellows on the event of the Martial Law education learning series of the Heroes Hub Youth Fellowship Program, September 8 2018 held at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani, Quezon City.

Old Mirrors New Reflections

In the months of March, April, and May, the Assumption College’s Grade six (6) classes have been taught the horrors and stories of the Martial Law era by their teachers with a special lecture by public historian Professor Charleston “Xiao” Chua. The students then are asked to artistically reflect on their learnings by creating artworks signifying their understanding of this significant point in Philippine history. The works produced are very diverse and employed not only traditional media but contemporary cultural forms of communications like memes and digital collages.

Isang Daan

100 moments, mementos, and memories on the paths leading to Martial Law and the People Power Revolution

How to Achieve True Progress and Change

A short visual poetry tackling revisionism and the two faces of the same coin

Wall of Remembrance: Digital Bantayog ng mga Bayani

This exhibition which recreates the Bantayog ng mga Bayani’s iconic memorial center is now accessible to digital visitors from the regions and abroad — stylized and up-to-date, and interactive to promote and facilitate education on the heroes of the Martial Law era.

Mga Alingawngaw sa Panahon ng Pagpapasya

Amidst the social and political struggles of the “Bagong Lipunan” era, Red grows up with his middle-class family as an ordinary boy. He then finds himself caught between the conflicts brought by his mother’s unbending ideologies, and his father’s apolitical instinct to protect his family.

The Conjugal Dictatorship of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos

Despite Marcos’s efforts to stop its publication, The Conjugal Dictatorship was published in 1976. A year after the publication of the book, Tibo was never heard from again and was declared legally dead years later. Tibo’s youngest son, Luis Manuel, was abducted, tortured, and later found murdered and mutilated in 1977, as a result of the publication of The Conjugal Dictatorship. He was 16 years old.