Prevent the posthumous: Why recognizing Filipino artists postmortem must stop

Manila, Philippines

Does it really take as much as death to recognize the visionaries of the Philippine arts, when this was long overdue even before their lives ended—lives which they have fully dedicated to bringing out the best from their respective fields?

This article, originally titled “Preventing the posthumous: Why we should stop recognizing artists postmortem”, has been edited for more diverse audiences.



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