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Showing posts with label Itogon. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Itogon. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Self-taught Igorota artist makes intricate wire sculpture by twisting single strand of wire

Photo Courtesy || DME DIY arts & craft
Cordillera - Itogon-based artist Mich Camolo created intricate wire sculpture by twisting single strands of wire and using a pair of pliers as her tool. 

What's more amazing is that Mich is a self-taught artist. 
According to the Cordillera Sun post, Mich started making wire jewelries only last year. During the months of lockdown, she took the opportunity to create bigger and more complicated sculptures. 

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She was able to develop wire sculptures in the form of animals, birds, human and mythical creatures like dragon. 

Mich said, it can take a week or a month to finish a sculpture depending on the size and the complexity of the design. 

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Take a look some of Mich creation below. You can also visit her Facebook page at DME DIY arts & crafts to view some of her amazing wire creations. 





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Monday, October 22, 2018

Various government agencies to conduct livelihood caravan in Itogon on Oct. 24

Cordillera - The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) has announced in its website the upcoming livelihood forum cum job caravan on October 24 at the Alejo Pacalso Memorial National High School in Bua, Itogon Benguet. 

This is in response to the call of Philippine President Duterte to provide livelihood and economic assistance to those families and individuals who were affected by the landslide disaster during typhoon Ompong last month. 

Two of the Philippine Export Zone Authority (PEZA) locators, Convergys and Sitel will be participating in the Job Caravan and Livelihood Forum. 

The Department of Labor and Employment and coordination with the local government of Itogon has said they will provide around 1,250 emergency employment and will pay P320 per day for 15 days, according to PIA.

Engr. Salvador Gentino of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau has also said they will be hiring 250 protection officers who will be tasked to safeguard 245 hectares of bamboo plantation sites in Itogon. 

A scholarship will also be awarded by TESDA to 300 persons including transportation allowance and meals. 

DTI Baguio-Benguet Provincial Director Freda Gawisan said they will set up a Negosyo Center in Itogon for those who want to start a business and aid them with skills on managing a business.

source || PIA
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