Los Barangay

 
 
Neighborhood
— (tagalog) Barangay
 

Following two successful showcases, first in New York City, then in Manila, Barangay Bois brought their third event, “LOS BARANGAY” to Los Angeles. Held at COMUNITY, in Downtown Los Angeles, the event welcomed everyone to network and celebrate art and community.

Displayed work by Barangay Bois’ Josh Castillon (@castillonaire)

Displayed work by Barangay Bois’ Josh Castillon (@castillonaire)

“Yellow America” installation by Bobo Nuyent (@bobo.xxndigo) and Brian Suruki (@medafiziks)

“Yellow America” installation by Bobo Nuyent (@bobo.xxndigo) and Brian Suruki (@medafiziks)

The Barangay Bois, are a group of friends who aims to bring different artists from communities together. Their art exhibits provides a way of welcoming others into “their Neighbourhood”.

The showcase displayed work by the Barangay Bois, as well as features by other talented artists and friends of the team, including Boat+Bridge co-founder, Jonnelle Monzon.

 
Displayed work by Jonnelle Monzon (@j.mnzn)

Displayed work by Jonnelle Monzon (@j.mnzn)

 
VIBRVNCY

VIBRVNCY

Steady pop-up booth

Steady pop-up booth

Barangay Bois collaborated with streetwear label, Steady to produce a customizable shirt and key float accessory for the event.  At the pop-up booth, people were encouraged to interpret how they “STAY ON TOP” by signing their shirts or tagging up the walls.

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STAY ON TOP
Francis Kenneth (@franciskenneth) and Tiffanie Marie (@tiffanie.marie)

Francis Kenneth (@franciskenneth) and Tiffanie Marie (@tiffanie.marie)

The event also featured live music by local rising artists, Jenna Suhl, Yohan Jung and Late Lee, as well dance performances by Chase Lihilihi, CC Lihilihi and Jantzen Julian.

Jenna Suhl (@jsxxhl)

Jenna Suhl (@jsxxhl)

Yohan Jung (@yohanjung)

Yohan Jung (@yohanjung)

Barangay Bois co-founders Eugene Chung and Paolo Del Castillo

Barangay Bois co-founders Eugene Chung and Paolo Del Castillo

With a successful turnout, the venue was packed with artists, influencers, dancers and friends, from different cities, all enjoying the night together, in the same neighborhood.

 
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Photography by MJ Abiva