DiscLab | Research and Criticism; The Philippine Contemporary Art Network
Renan Laru-an (b. 1989, Sultan Kudarat) is a researcher, a curator and the founding director of Philippine-based DiscLab | Research and Criticism. He is jointly curating the 8th OK.Video Indonesia Media Arts Festival (2017) in Jakarta, and is a member of the founding team of the new public institution Philippine Contemporary Art Network temporarily housed at the Vargas Museum, where he leads and designs the research program Public Engagement and Artistic Formation. He directs the transregional project Herding Islands, Rats and the Anthropocene and the ongoing Lightning Studies: Centre for the Translation of Constraints, Conflicts, and Contaminations (CTCCCs). Recent exhibitions include From Bandung to Berlin: If all of the moons aligned, SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin (with Brigitta Isabella, 2016); and Lightning Studies: CTCCCs presents PASÁ PASÂ, Lopez Museum & Library, Manila (2016). Recently, he has been awarded with the Forecast Curatorial Development Grant to work on his project The Artist and the Social Dreamer with Hou Hanru. He is a member of SYNAPSE - The International Curators' Network at Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin.
|What||Cultural Agent||Works for||DiscLab | Research and Criticism; The Philippine Contemporary Art Network|
|Activity||Encura research residency|