, 2022-09-02 17:12:57,
‘Salvacion Lim Higgins: National artist for Design’ celebrates the preeminent designer’s creative genius that has revolutionized—and continues to influence—Philippine fashion
Mallgoers will have the rare opportunity to view the visionary work of national artist Salvacion Lim “Slim” Higgins at the upper ground level atrium of SM Aura Premier from Sept. 5 to 14. The exhibition, “Salvacion Lim Higgins: National Artist for Design,” celebrates the preeminent designer’s creative genius that has revolutionized—and continues to influence—Philippine fashion.
“Observing her at work while I was growing up is what made me realize that fashion is both an art and a craft. The art lies in the vision and the craft is in the application. The art is in the dream, the craft is in making it real,” says her son and artist Mark Lewis Higgins, who curates the show. “She would create these masterful confections of her imagination that would either defy gravity, or succumb to it.”
In June 2022, Slim was honored as a national artist in the design category. The Order of National Artists Award is the highest national recognition given to Filipino individuals who have made significant contributions to the development of Philippine arts and letters. She is the only Filipino designer with gowns in the archives of both the…
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