Okir: Analog 5/24/2013-B

Okir-Analog_5-24_2013-B_JVengua

Drawn to multiple tracks in Philippines: Lute Music in T’boli Country, performed by Fingguy Flang and Luming Tuan. Their instrument is the hegelung. The T’boli are an indigenous community living near lake Sebu in South Cotabato. According to the liner notes, both musicians were approached in their dreams by a Hegelung spirit, who mentored their learning of the instrument. I did this using Pentel watercolors. It wasn’t until after I completed this that I noticed an inquisitive face in the picture. Hmmm….

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