Covering the world of a child’s innocence and musings, an exhibit was launched by Kagay-anon artist Michael Bacol last August 16, 2017 to September 2017 at the Father Francisco R. Demetrio SJ Gallery at Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan University.
In an article from Sunstar.com, Bacol’s exhibit touches a number of subjects featuring art formation of children, teddy bears, and doors, all of which reflect a child’s innocent take on the current reality of society.
Bacol said that his artworks are his visual representation of children in the society who are under the influence of war games in video games and also those who are affected by the recent wars experienced in the community.
Apart from that, he also made it evident in his works the current placement of Filipino society by which children are affected such as poverty, war, violence, poverty, and other problems in the society.
Bacol is a native of Cagayan de Oro City who has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at University of Science and Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP) who, instead, pursued his passion for visual arts which his main focus is on the problems concerning the society.