Doll Eyes
By Eline Santos
Artworks by Joy Mallari
Quiapo is a labyrinth of stores that sells everything from the mundane — such as stolen cell phones and seventy-five-peso slippers — to the arcane.

Ang Quiapo ay pasikut-sikot na mga tindahang naglalako ng lahat ng bagay mula sa mga pangkaraniwan — tulad ng mga nakaw na telepono at tsinelas na tigsisitenta’y singko pesos —hanggang sa mga ‘di-pangkaraniwan.


selections fromthe backroom

CANVAS' online backroom, featuring selected artworks from our exhibitions that you may have missed. If interested in any of the artworks, please call 216-7750, or email


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