Filipino experiences immortalized into youth-focused capstone projects

‘Reignite: A toolkit for creative burnout.’ | PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF DLSU-CSB

With the aim to uplift the communities and drive positive change, the homegrown students of the Multimedia Arts Program from the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde School of New Media Arts presented their latest pioneering creations in the recent MMA Capstone Plenary.

Simone Tan crafted an illustrated story collection entitled Firecrackers, which introduced pupils to real-life Martial Law accounts through a fictional approach. It had narrations that utilized the concepts of magical mysteries, peculiar creatures and metaphors of actual tales that embodied the important lessons of friendship, courage and human rights.

Tricia Gonzales, Janica Mendoza, Kaila Rogando and Gabrielle Villapando captured the rich flavors of Pampanga, hailed as the culinary capital of the Philippines, in a captivating 3D cooking game called Ensaymama. Through an interactive activity, it focused on the preservation of family heirloom recipes and trained kids how to prepare iconic Kapampangan dishes. Ensaymama may be imparted to foreign nationals who are interested to know more about Filipino cuisine.

To raise awareness in preparation for heavy downpours and possible floods during the rainy season, Maria Reyes, Sabrina Rodas and Rainier Santiago produced the informative handbook of Disaster Busters: Typhoon and Flood Preparedness.

Inspired to address artistic fatigue and stress among students, David Clemente, Cielo De Leon, Naida Dubongco, Arabella Florencio and Justin Reyes designed a contemplative and therapeutic journal, Reignite: A toolkit for creative burnout.

To navigate the purpose and relevance of Intellectual Property, Cedric Dela Cruz, Seatiel Marcelo, Maria Marquez and Jamie Tuisieng created the online graphic hypernarrative Sa Akin ‘To!

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