Bronze 2017 People / Self-Portrait

The Artist at Work

  • Prize
    Bronze in People/Self-Portrait
  • Photographer
    Rommel B. Lugada

Capturing and composing a self-portrait series of a photographer/designer through shadow and reflection while working in different places using traveller's compact cameras. Travel locations: Old deep well in Casa Manila Museum, at the children's playground under the acacia trees in Quezon City, at the old Malate Church of Manila, at the floor of a mall in the city, and at the entrance of San Bartolome Church in Malabon City, Philippines.

Multi-awarded Filipino industrial designer/amateur fine art photographer, and a part-time senior lecturer in School of Design and Arts, De La Salle-College of St. Benilde. BFA Industrial Design, University of Santo Tomas under the Design Center of the Philippines Scholarship Award (w/ earned units in Master of Fine Arts). Former Industrial Design Specialist, Design Center of the Philippines. Freelance consultant for product design & development. Has worked with intensive product design and development for various multinational home design stores/clients in U.S.A., Europe, Australia & Asia.