He is best known for his exuberant canvases that show mythical creatures inhabiting the folkloric universe of our rainforests. She is beloved for her poignant paintings of old garments and personal objects that evoke not only the passage of time but secret histories. Rodel Tapaya and Marina Cruz know the power of stories, and the couple have recently embarked on a project that will take their passion for stories outside the confines of canvases and galleries.
During the height of the pandemic, they were able to form a startup and called it Istorya, “a narrative design studio that crafts thoughtfully designed” and original learning tools for anyone who’s into Filipino culture and history—but especially for children who needs to learn about them.
Read full article here via ANCX.