Nameless Hundred 70
Pen, ink, on acrylic on canvas
50 x 65 cm
Victor Balanon’s works are a combination of old photographs, some of which are excerpts from old film clips, and then combined with architecture, or a famous sculpture - then interplayed with abstraction and figuration. Clearly a film buff, various celluloids influence Balanon’s works. The artist re-purposes and re-configures his art, prompting us to recall past eras as a revisitation of familiar memories.
Victor Balanon (born 1972, Manila, Philippines) started to study Dental Medicine at the University of the East in 1989. He left school however, a year short of finishing his studies, choosing to pursue and develop his interest in art. A self-taught artist, he has worked as an illustrator creating artworks for film, independent comics and underground music labels. He later studied film and animation at the Mowelfund Film Institute producing two animated short films as a res….