Public Art Installations: West Coast USA

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Waves of Filipino Heritage (2018)

60' x 15', Acrylic on Polytab, 2018. The first panel says, ‘manong’, and I separated it to ‘mano’, like respect,” said Silva. “And then the second one is 'kabayanihan’, with the ‘ka’, is about heroism, so that’s World War II. And then the third one is ‘kapwa’. Kapwa is shared being, and it talks about the idea of two different generations converging in 1965, the professionals with the old timers who were here before, and they converged to the Delano Grape Strike. All are written in Baybayin.

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