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Manuel Kristoffer C. Giron

Assistant Professor

folk art, Philippine art, traditional arts, tradition, art theory


Manuel Kristoffer C. Giron is an assistant professor at the Department of Art Studies in the University of the Philippines-Diliman where he obtained his bachelor's degree in Art Studies (Interdisciplinary). He completed his masters degree in Art Studies (Art Theory and Criticism) in the same institution with the thesis “The Visual Representation of Folk Narratives in the Art of Roberto Feleo and Rodel Tapaya.” His research interests include tradition/traditional arts, folk art, and contemporary art in the Philippines.



Giron, Manuel Kristoffer C. “Ang ‘Tradisyonal’ at ‘Moderno’ sa Higante ng Angono, Rizal”. Humanities Diliman, Vol. 15, No. 2 (July-December 2018): 151-176.

Giron, Manuel Kristoffer C. “Re/Creating the World through Myths: World-making and Visual Representation of Folk Narratives in the Art of Roberto Feleo”. Philippine Humanities Review, Vol. 19, No. 1 (2018): 17-31.

Facilitator, Kulturang Quezonian (Series of workshops on sustainable tourism), 2016-2019.

Arts and Culture Researcher, Mauban Cultural Tourism Master Plan, 2016.

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