Activist Artist one of CCP’s 13 Awardees

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Iggy Rodriguez, one of Cultural Center of the Philippines' thirteen artists awardees.

(From Bulatlat.com) Last May, he was detained for two nights when he was illegally arrested along with six other activists protesting the demolition of urban-poor communities in Sucat, Paranaque. Now, he can have the last laugh.

On July 9, Raul Ignacio “Iggy” Rodriguez will receive an award from the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) no less. He is one of the recipients of this year’s Thirteen Artists Award, an award given every three years by the CCP to emerging artists. Iggy will deliver this year’s “acceptance” speech for his batch.

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