"Moving the mountains closer to the seas" is a Shri Vishayas exhibition at Ang Panublion Museum in Roxas City. It celebrates the culture of the Suludnon or the Panay Bukidnon indigenous communities through installations and mixed media that highlight their stories, music and traditions. The birha is lattice work in bamboo, a material abundant in the hinterlands of Panay. The design allows for ventilation and a modicum of privacy. On a social note, the use of bamboo latticework draws the line between haves and have nots with the former using Capiz shell windows. Peter James Fantinalgo created this birha in collaboration with his grandfather, Tito Reyes Flamiano, a master bamboo craftsman from Cuartero, Capiz. The patadyong or wrap-around skirt is typical clothing worn by women in barrios or rural areas. The artist, Norberto Roldan, embossed an epic story on the skirt and decorated the previously worn fabric with demonetized coins. This series of textiles is entitled, "
“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.” - James Michener