Queer art exhibit open for submissions until Sept. 30

UP Diliman (UPD) faculty, students, and staff are encouraged to participate in an LGBTQI+-themed exhibit for UP Pride. Artworks may be submitted until 12 a.m. of Sept. 30 (Saturday).

The exhibit, which carries the theme Dangal, Husay, Pagkakapantay-pantay, is in celebration of UP Pride 2023 and echoes the call for the passage of the SOGIESC Equality Bill. It will be held at the UP Diliman Parola: Fine Arts Gallery from Oct. 23 to 27.

Quezon Hall with the Pride flags. Photo by Jefferson Villacruz, UPDIO

The exhibit is an avenue to champion queer artists from UP. Admission is free.

Those who would submit their artworks for the exhibit may contact Naomi Alexis R. Laviña (mobile number: 09178012053, email address:

The week-long exhibit is an activity of the UPD College of Fine Arts, UP Center for Women and Gender Studies, and the UPD College of Arts and Letters.

UP Pride is an annual celebration of the LGBTQI+ community of UP that hosts various Pride-related activities. UP Pride 2023 aims to push for the passage of an institutionalized UP Code of Equality and nondiscrimination along with the wide-scale, national equality bill.—With a report from UP Pride 2023