Ten Manila Galleries Collaborate to Reframe Local Art in this Landmark Exhibition

In line with its long tradition of giving reimagined experiences, Smart Signature now dares consumers to reimagine the way they see local art. ALT Philippines 2020 is a first-of-its-kind collaborative project among ten galleries in Manila aimed at not only showcasing contemporary Filipino art, but also reframing the notion of the art show itself.

The landmark art event, which will be held at the SMX Convention Center at SM Aura on February 13 to 16, brings together galleries Artinformal, Blanc, Finale Art File, Galleria Duemila, MO_Space, The Drawing Room, Underground, Vinyl on Vinyl, West Gallery, and 1335 Mabini.

This collaboration showcases over 150 leading contemporary Filipino artists, in a groundbreaking and dynamic exhibition that involves an immersive experience and an engagement of artists and professionals.


“We are truly excited to be part of this momentous event in the local art scene. This is just one of the many ways we provide meaningful connections by bringing subscribers closer to their passions,” said Smart President Alfred S. Panlilio. “Through this, we enable our subscribers to live the life they want, including the kind of life fueled by art.”

Among the anticipated highlights at ALT Philippines 2020, is the digital art wall that will be brought to life by artist Derek Tumala.

In a statement, ALT Philippines describes Tumala’s work, in collaboration with Smart, as a compelling marriage between art and technology. It reads, “[Tumala’s] ‘Pure Impermanence’, 10-channel video in portrait orientation mirrors how we view images on our mobile phones. It represents the endless cycle of experience and image-making through a network of fleeting connections.”

For this event, Smart subscriber will have the opportunity to freely reimagine the way they see art, through exclusive passes to ALT Philippines 2020 as part of the elevated customer experience that Smart provides its valued customers, much like how the Smart Signature Plans, subscribers can also enjoy the best postpaid and overall experience.envision to provide its subscribers the capacity to live the life they want with their passions.


To score tickets and discounts to ALT 2020, Smart Postpaid subscribers may submit their entries by answering the question, “What are you looking forward to the most at ALT 2020?” Just go to the comment’s section of Smart’s ALT 2020 ticket giveaway post on Facebook and include the hashtag #SmartALTPH2020.

For more leveled-up love-for-art experiences, follow Smart on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SmartCommunications or @ReimaginePH on Instagram. Keep tabs on the hashtags #Reimagine and #SmartALTPH2020 for more updates as well as ALT Philippines on social media at Alt Philippines on Facebook and @altphilippines on Instagram.