ISABEL AND ALFREDO AQUILIZAN


Alfredo Juan (born in Ballesteros, Cagayan Philippines in 1962) and Isabel Aquilizan y Gaudinez (born in Manila, Philippines in 1965) are currently based in Brisbane, Australia with their five children. Their collaborative practice often address themes of displacement, change, memory and community. Together they have exhibited at a number of international international biennales and exhibitions including at the Auckland Art Gallery (2018), inaugural Honolulu Biennale (2017), Sharjah Biennale, UAE (2013), Asia Pacific Triennale, Australia (2009), Singapore Biennale (2008), Adelaide Biennale, Australia (2008), Biennale of Sydney (2006), the Third Echigo-Tsumari Triennale, Japan (2006), Gwangju Biennale, Korea (2004), La Biennale de Venezia, Italy (2003) and many others. Their project In-habit: Project Another Country, exhibited at the Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney and the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa Japan, in 2012 and travelled to venues throughout regional Queensland and New South Wales between 2013 and 2015.

Images: 1) Cagayan Garden (installation view from Bellas Artes Projects, Bagac, 2016); site-specific installation. 2) From Pillars to Posts: Project Another Country, (installation view from Auckland Art Gallery, 2018); cardboard. 3) PROJECT ANOTHER COUNTRY: ADDRESS, (installation view from the 2008 Adelaide Biennale of Australian Art, 2008); 140 stacked cubes of personal belongings.