DON SALUBAYBA 唐‧薩盧貝巴
- 2011/11/19~2011/12/31 Bagahe –Excess Baggage Don Salubayba Solo Exhibition
唐‧薩盧貝巴畢業於菲律賓藝術中學，並於2000年取得菲律賓大學藝術學士學位，一開始他專注於繪畫創作，後來因為參與及任教於馬尼拉的阿尼諾皮影戲團， 開始進行與光影相關的創作。當他重拾畫筆，卻發現自己深深著迷於光影之間，融合素描、混和數位動畫，以及影偶發展創作。他的作品曾於菲律賓國內及國外多處 展出，諸如：菲律賓的起居畫廊、磁畫廊、阿亞拉博物館以及庫雷迪瓦藝術中心；美國波士頓畫廊、位於聖安東尼的安尼塔畫廊、菲律賓文化中心、馬尼拉博物館、 日本福岡藝術中心、紐約登堡藝術中心及葛利亞藝術中心。
唐曾於2000年前往希臘參與首屆國際皮影劇節，並於2005年參與美國舊金山的多媒體藝術節。他曾獲亞洲文化協會補助前往位於加州薩所立托的海岬藝術中 心駐村，並於2004-2005前往紐約參與ISCP駐村計畫。他的動畫作品《沒那麼偉大的故事》曾獲2006新加坡短片節所頒發的特殊評審獎及音樂獎 項。他同時為日本福岡亞洲藝術中心2008年駐村藝術家，並獲得菲律賓藝術中心的13大傑出藝術家獎。過去任教於菲律賓藝術中學，同時活躍於圖塔藝術團隊。
Don Maralit Salubayba graduated at the Philippine High School for the Arts and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from the University of the Philippines in 2000. A Cultural Center of the Philippines 13 artist awardee for 2009.
Although he began his career focusing on painting and drawing, his interest quickly shifted to working with light and shadow when he became a key participant and teacher of Anino Shadowplay Collective (www.anino.sining.net). When he returned to painting, he found himself immediately drawn to the struggle between light and dark, experimenting with translucence by laminating his sketches and mixing digital animation and actual puppetry. He has exhibited his works at various galleries and museums here and abroad such as the Drawing Room Gallery, Magnet Gallery, Ayala Museum, Boston Gallery, Kulay Diwa Art Galleries, Anita Gallery at the Center for the Arts in San Antonio, Zambales , Cultural Center of the Philippines, Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Valentine Willie Fine Arts, in Malaysia and Singapore, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum. Japan, DUMBO Art Center and Goliath Visual Space both in New York City. He has participated in the First International Shadow Theatre Festival held in Greece in 2000 and at the Multi media festival entitled “The F.O.B. Show” held at the Binddlestiff (www.binddlestiff.org) in San Francisco, California (2005)
Don also received an Asian Cultural Council grant to participate in a residency program at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, California, and at the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York City in 2004-2005.He won Special Jury Prize Award and Voice Award at the Singapore Short Film Festival held at the Substation Art Center in Singapore for his animation piece, “A Not So Giant Story” in 2006. (www.substation.org)
On 12 March 2014, Salubayba passed away from a burst aneurysm that led to a stroke and coma at age 35.