At a time like this, it’s important to recognize the role art plays in Philippine protests. Protesting and resisting tyranny through art has ALWAYS been a vital part of Filipino history, and we aren't stopping now! #JUNKTERRORBILLNOW
PRINT UR OWN COPY! https://t.co/LktB2cOKfZ pic.twitter.com/KqB56y7pQe
— 🍑 (@peachyvermin) June 3, 2020
2. This illustration series by Marx Fidel, @marxnotahero on Instagram, is after inciting nationalistic anger and concern from every Filipino who's been vocally active in expressing their thoughts about the issues of other countries.
3. No other artwork speaks a lot than this linear piece from @l_ine0. Captions not necessary. If images you can hear do exist, this one would tell you, "Anything you say online can and will be used against you."
— 。 (@l_ine0) June 2, 2020
4. Animation director @KevinKalbo on Twitter uses comic strips to deliver a strong message of refusing to let fear, much more others' opinions, obscure your need and ability to tell the truth.
T a k o t 💀 pic.twitter.com/PbVhFySELd
— Tarantadong Kalbo (@KevinKalbo) March 12, 2020
5. @malayopangumaga's drawing functions as a wake-up call for us to recognize the questionable circumstances happening - and not happening but should be - around us, then find answers.
galit na galit na si ina pic.twitter.com/hVSAQ0je1m
— malayo_pa_ang_umaga (@malayopangumaga) May 30, 2020
6. Ballpoint pen sketch style in short comic form is how visual artist @alumpihitt chose to represent the two-faced situation of the country we're living in today, with a chilling factor and poetic approach.
Yep, you don't have to be good speaker and popular influencer to fight for what you believe in. Your artworks have a voice and you shall never let anybody tell you otherwise. Take a stand with it. The world needs it now more than ever.