Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Karen Flores - CCP Official Resigned during UP Arts Department Forum

Karen Flores, the head of the visual arts department of CCP resigned during the University of the Philippines Arts Department forum dated August 10 2011 (Wednesday), reports said. Her resignation was in connection with the controversial exhibit in the Cultural Center of the Philippines which triggered the temper of Christians and several Catholic groups. (Read related article)

Since last week, CCP officials are in hot waters after posting artworks of Mideo Cruz (an artist from UST).

In an interview with DZMM, CCP President Raul Sonico said that they did not put pressure on Ms. Flores' decision. He said that she resigned for her own reasons.

Meanwhile, here is the picture of Ms. Karen Flores:

Photo courtesy of Philvisualarts

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