Mandala ng LAHAT
Mandala of ONE
Metallic Gel Pen on Illustration Board
“Lahat (everything) . . .
Ako ay lahat (I am everthing)
Lahat ay ako (everything is in me)”
* In my studies of the ancient Tagalog script of the Baybayin, I have discovered the beauty in it calligraphic use. I took the time to study the aesthetics of Islamic calligraphy, then I applied it to the Tagalog script called the Baybayin. I am however using the Lopez variation to the script to allow me more leeway in the expressions of the words.
I am also presently doing some historical research on my hypothesis that the Baybayin was actually written in a calligraphic style, at least 100 years before the Spanish