Alec Figuracion




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Alec [b. 1992] is a graphic
designer
+ filmmaker.

He was born and raised in the Philippines, and is currently based in Providence, RI where he is pursuing an MFA in Graphic Design at RISD as an extension of his creative practice alongside filmmaking. Here, he hopes to reconcile the many ways he wishes to tell stories and strives to better situate himself as a storyteller, a visual thinker and an individual keeping up with a turbulent world.

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Work Index

© 2024




SOFT PROCEDURES


A final presentation of my research and thesis book in the MFA Graphic Design program at RISD.
Video,
Publication
[2024]



TROPICO OBSCURO


A motion sequence about the Filipino graphic design vernacular.
Video,
Motion
[2024]




SOMETIMES I FEEL LIKE WALKING


A video essay about my hometown and a counter-map of Google Street View.
Video
[2023]




STORIES


A website that attempts to explore the collision between database and narrative.
Website,
Video
[2023]




THE FORGETTING SYLLABUS


A fictional archival installation about a small island in the Philippines plagued with collective amnesia.
Installation
[2023]




TENDERNESS MONTAGE


A book that attempts to take the form of the cinematic montage.
Publication
[2023]



PINOY LANE


A set of publications documenting and celebrating the only Filipino store in Rhode Island.
Publication
[2023]



PHILIPPINE INTERNET ARCHIVE


A network of objects about the collective Filipino internet experience translated from digital into material forms.
Object
[2023]




SUGAR GLASS


Presented in split-screen, this short, intimate profile about my grandmother is an attempt to tug and shape a fragment of her story and shards of her memory through two perspectives — my own and my father's.
Video
[2022]





BODIES, WAITING


A website that attempts to explore the body, time, space and motion in the milieu of waiting through film photography.
Website,
Film Photography
[2022]





ATLAS


My 8-spread contribution to Atlas 2022, a collaborative publication between our cohort of RISD MFA Graphic Design canditates.
Publication
[2022]





BANAUE RICE TERRACES


Speculative brand identity for a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Banaue Rice Terraces of the Philippines.
Identity
[2022]




SPRINGBOARD STUDIO


Motion Graphics made for Springboard Studio, a design-thinking and acceleration team focused in healthcare within Mass General Hospital.
Motion
[2022]




GOVERNANCE OF THE PHILIPPINES AS A REPUBLIC, 1946-2021


Some selections of motion graphic materials for a book launch campaign by the Institute of Solidarity in Asia.
Motion
[2021]