Marikit Santiago 'We Eat This Bread'

Marikit Santiago's first solo exhibition in Western Sydney, We Eat This Bread showcased a series of works that explore The Last Supper extending the story to consider the rituals, traditions and structures that shape the artist's cultural and social identities.*

*excerpt from June Acido Miskell's catalogue essay

This project was assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.

Download the We Eat This Bread exhibition catalogue(PDF, 7MB)

Exhibition period: 12 November 2022 - 1 April 2023

women looking at artwork on the wall in gallery

Image: Marikit Santiago, A Seat at the Table (Magulang), 2022. Photograph by Garry Trinh


The following events were hosted at FCMG during the exhibition:

Bread & Bayanihan

A community event celebrating Filipino culture hosted on Mon 27th February 2023 included a panel discussion hosted by Bayanihan Sydney, Altar Conversations with Marikit Santiago where guests were invited to contribute to Santiago's collaborative installation piece 'The Altar' (2022), a basketball demonstration and competition with Embers Basketball and Baybayin Ancient Script drop-in sessions.

Huling Hapunan

The exhibition's closing event on Sat 1st April 2023 featured a live performance by DOBBY, an artist talk between Marikit Santiago and writer June Miskell, Baybayin Ancient Script drop-in sessions and Filipino catering by Mummy Inday's Catering.