Artist: Ilde W. Basalo
Medium: Mixed Media
Size: 1ft x ft x 1ft
an “hommage”(french) to to the old phrase “kaka-telebabad mo yan” and to the newer version “kakaselfon mo yan”.
Phrases used to depict some sort of addiction or addicting effects of gadgets, from cabled telephones (1948-20??) to handheld phones to smartphones (1994- 20??).
While technology is advancing, the down side is that we are forced to upgrade and update, not only our form of communication but also mindset. A cause and effect of consumerism advancing. It connects us but also consumes. A blurred line between positivity and negarity. “