Volume 48, Issue 105, Enero/Junio 2022

Jaazeal Jakosalem
Pages 41-58

Christological Icons of Struggle in Negros Island

The article discusses how the artistic endeavor in the Island of Negros in the Philippines, is providing a platform in the creation of Christian images that empowers the local struggles of local Christian communities. It presents how the art community becomes part of the cultural dimension of Christology towards involvement in the community narrative of oppression. These visual artists, in collective artistic groups or as individuals engaged in the contextual reading of the lived struggle of the communities, and translating, as well as integrating the images into a socially-relevant faith imagery.