Photo - Benz Xedric Puig

Pinta: Life onto the Lifeless

Eugenie A. Baluran • November 18, 2022

Iloilo City, dubbed as “The City of Love,” has had its local artists turn the tides against the blank and mundane concrete structures into a maze of surprises. In almost every corner, every turn, a piece of an artist’s soul is hidden in its crevices as the Iloilo City Government’s mural project was initiated October of 2019 by Mayor Jerry P. Treñas. With over 20 mural pieces, they soak the walls in colour with their figures serving as a modern testament to the history of the Ilonggos. Each piece tells the story of the past and present to provide a gentle reminder of what the future could be.