Antares Gomez Bartolome
Antares Gomez Bartolome is an independent writer and curator as well as a practicing artist. He is an Art History graduate from the College of Fine Arts in UP Diliman whose recent curatorial projects include Alwin Reamillo's 'Tinubuang Lupa' at the NCCA, Cian Dayrit's 'Bla-bla Archeological Complex' at the Vargas Museum, and 'Blindspots 01: The President's Office', also at the Vargas Museum. He is a cultural activist and is a member of organizations such as Concerned Artists of the Philippines and Luisita Watch, as well as spokesperson for Artista Kontra Korupsyon (AKKSYON). He is a convenor and consultant of Graffiesta, a street art and graffiti initiative run by Kabataan para sa Tunay na Kalayaan (KARATULA) and has also taught at Philippine Women's University and Kalayaan College. He was recently a participant in the Young Curators' Workshop of the 8th Berlin Biennale.