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One can only imagine the sheer pain that a desaparecido has gone through. Those who survived torture by government agents have narrated many tales, our only hint of what could have happened to the missing. Theatre performances could recreate such scenes but they are noway near to the real and palpable horrors of political persecution. Below is from the theatre adaptation of the novel Desaparesidos by Lualhati Bautista.

Photo by I.R. Arenas

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Metalwork sculptor Eduardo Castrillo left many works scattered in public plazas, buildings, galleries, museums, and private spaces. This one, titled as Seated Nude (1974), is displayed at the Areté in Ateneo de Manila.

Photo by I.R. Arenas