ABOUT


GEROME SORIANO





Gerome Soriano (b. 1990) is a visual artist who lives in Manila, Philippines. Mostly works with photographs, videos and zines. Using daily activities and everyday objects as take-off points to tell stories about contemporary issues, history, and ideas. 
             He graduated with the Best Thesis award for his Kite Aerial Photography work in the Fine Arts program of the University of Santo Tomas. He also received the Most Appreciated portfolio award from the 2012 Manila Behance portfolio review. 

born November 28, 1990
lives in Manila City, Philippines
graduate of University of Santo Tomas- College of Fine Arts and Design major in Advertising Arts- March 2012


Activities

2018
Komura; Studio's Zine Making Workshop, Komura Bookfair by Warehouse 8 and Kwago, Workshop
Yielding Nodes, Para://Site Projects in collaboration with Kuna ng Dahon (Mikki Luistro and Saree Gloria, Silang, Cavite, Group Show
8 Gates, Load na Dito, Manila
Fortuna Circuit Plus 2018: GIF Show856 Gallery, Cebu
Conversations/Positions/Photoma, Mabini Projects, Manila, Group Show

SCOPE: TAMBAYAN, Asia Project 2018: How Little You Know About Me, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul, South Korea, Group Show

Port to Port#1, Artist in Residence Hachinohe, Japan
Circles, Hachinohe Art Museum, Japan

Subarashi Hole, H∞L Gallery, Japan, Solo Show
Kaleidoscope Photography Workshop, Hachinohe Portal Museum, Japan
Omnibus, A-11, Pasay City, Group Show
Chocnut Structures, Lost Frames (XII): Manila Biennale Talk, Intramuros, Manila City, Screening and Talk

It is what it isn’t, District Gallery, Quezon City, Group Show

2017
Circles, Lost Frames VII [rec], Catch 272, Manila, Screening and Talk
Walang Kikilos, NCCA Gallery, Manila, Group Show
SCOPE: 点.火- Pingpong set# 1 Screening of videos works from the Philippines Presented by 98B Collaboratory (Manila) and Space Ppong (Gwangju), Space Ppong, Gwangju, Korea, Group Show
On Show: Happenstace, Manila House, Taguig, Manila, Group Show
PhotoEspaña portfolio Review, Pioneer Studios, Mandaluyong, portfolio review
Alternative Photography workshop, Ayala Museum, Makati, workshop
Some Many Different Are, 98b collaboratory, Manila, Exhibition solo
Kaleidoscope workshop, 98b Hq, Manila, workshop
Supersonic, solo, Dito:Bahay ng Sining, Marikina, Exhibition solo
Binary Affect, group, 10a Alabama,Quezon City, Manila, Exhibition group

2016

ESC: I Love You Virus exhibition, organized by 98b Collaboratory, Exhibition group
Distorted Conversations, in collaboration with Miguel Inumberable – Computer program, kaleidoscopic lens, camera and rig, crt monitor, radio transmitter, laptop, Exhibition group

Zine Zone, organized by Studio Soup, group, UVLA store, Cubao expo, Exhibition group

Paper Sniffers, organized by Local Loca and curated by Milo Ezel Buñao, UVLA store, Cubao expo, Exhibition group

2014

98b ESC Projects - Windy Conversations: Between Cameras and Kites installation, Exhibition group

98b ESC Projects in Intramuros, group– Kite, camera and rig, radio transmitter, laptop, Exhibition group

2012

Push It: Outstanding Thesis Exhibit 2012, Beato Angelico Gallery, Sampaloc, Manila, Exhibition group


Awards

Behance Philippines portfolio review - 98b - Recipient of Behance Appreciation Award for photography category - review conducted by Veejay Villafranca

University of Santo Tomas - College of Fine Arts and Design -  major in Advertising - batch 2011-2012 - Best Thesis Awardee for Photography Exhibit and Catalogue Design Thesis entitled "Windy Conversations: Between Camera and Kites"




Publications

Matang Lawin, ABS-CBN feature on Kite Aerial Photography, 2015

Kite Aerial Photography: A Bird's eye view of Pictures of the World Below by Randy Urlanda in Manila Bulletin's Panorama Sunday magazine August 7, 2011

Camera Geek TV Episode 5 interview

The Art of Kite Aerial Photography by Cecila Angeles in Manila Bulletin's Picture Perfect July 26, 2011

Streetkonnect.com interview by Angely Chi

Solar Daybreak Artist of the Week October 21-25,2013


Slate Planner 2014, Looking Up No. 7, Kite Aerial Photography




 




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