A juxtapose, rice is not only the inspiration but also the medium. The artists’ muse and their channel, our staple food presents realities, and these realities are often reflected back on how we act around it. Visual artists from main cities in Luzon gathered in the Palay-Kamalayan exhibit and featured their work of and from rice.

Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) is a government corporate entity attached to the Department of Agriculture created through Executive Order 1061 on 5 November 1985 (as amended) to help develop high-yielding and cost-reducing technologies so farmers can produce enough rice for all Filipinos.

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