20 Jun Costantino Zicarelli
Lives and works in Manila, Cos Zicarelli spent his formative years in Italy and later moved to the Philippines where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from the University of Santo Tomas. Working across installation, sculpture, drawing, and painting, he has had exhibitions in Manila, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tromso, Sandes, and Brooklyn. He received the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ 13 Artists Award in 2012. A self-proclaimed challenged graffiti artist and musician, he tries to incorporate these attempts into more interesting visual forms. His body of work, often reflects the history of drone metal, black metal, and everything rock n’ roll. As an artist, he is interested in putting a less chaotic line between the subculture scene and the idea of using reality as fictional tools, or vice versa.