There are around 2,000 desaparecidos — victims of enforced disappearance – in the Philippines, from the time of the Marcos Dictatorship up to the present Aquino administration.
In “Aparición,”Bulatlat features a series of watercolour portraits of desaparecidos, who have been missing for years and even decades.
Aparición, the Spanish word for “appearance,��� is used here as the missing is surfaced in an artwork, along with their own words, added digitally, as remembered by their family and friends.
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Honor Ayroso and Johnny Orcino Leo Velasco Danilo Macapagal Abner Hizarsa Roberto Pascual Sr.
Luisa Posa-Dominado and Leonilo Arado Prudencio Calubid and Celina Palma
Armando Portajada Sr.