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What happens when group of students create a Set Design & Build Class Project, which they call Set in the Street, inspired by Justin Bettman at the iconic site in the heart of Cebu City? Amazing happens. That’s what the 3rd Year Students of University of San Jose Recoletos (USJR) DJC LIACOM did and it was awesome. The Inspiration: Set in the Street is an ongoing art project by US-based photographer Justin Bettman. It consists of elaborate and detailed interior sets made from unwanted or discarded materials and furniture. After shooting photos of the interiors with models, the sets are left on the street where passersby can take their own photos and share it on Instagram using the hashtag #setintheStreet. According to Bettman’s website, “the shoots explore the complex ideas of perspective and perception through revealing the larger picture that we often overlook.” These sets are constructed in different cities…

Nell del Rosario describes himself in his instagram page as a “Merchandiser. Musician. Magulang. Muralist.” But it’s not in instagram that Nell shows us his works because his posts there are mostly about his private pursuits and his family. Boysen featured Nell’s murals a couple of years ago, and we decided to see what he’s up to now as a muralist. I asked him if he was still using Boysen paints for his murals, and his reply was, “Yes, I still and always will use BOYSEN!”  When I asked him for photos of his works, he led me to his facebook page.  Here’s the Q&A with Nell. Photos are from his facebook page. Please describe yourself at work. I have what I call “Reasonable OCD”. I always make sure that my work is neat, attractive, and “picture-worthy”. I am a very driven person and this attitude reflects on my artworks…