Randel Urbano (Randel)
Community engaged arts, Contemporary visual arts, Creative Industries/ cultural+ social business, Literature/poetry/ storytelling
The M (Metropolitan Museum of Manila), British Council Philippines
In April 2022, Randel rejoins The M (formerly the Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Philippines) as Associate Director for Education and Public Programs. He had the pleasure of collaborating with the Mekong Cultural Hub team through the SEAD cultural skills program during his time as British Council East Asia Arts Manager (2019-2022). Through the British Council, he was able to connect with artists, arts and cultural professionals, and arts organizations and collectives in the UK and East Asian countries, specifically with South East Asia. Randel contributes to the Philippines contemporary art scene through his work for local curations and art exhibitions, translations and writing, and public programs.