The initiatives of memorialization are cited for holding an essential role in the ascendancy of human rights, as the remembrances of the past terrors, fears, and injustices are a powerful tool to counter its re-occurrence today. However, the plight of historical revisionism in our country continuously manipulates the national memory into thinking of the Marcos… Continue reading Pira-Pirasong Kuwento ng Martial Law
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.