Clod Marlan Krister Yambao
Clod Marlan Krister V. Yambao, ( b. 1983) is a graduate of BA Art Studies at the University of the Philippines, Diliman. He finished his MA in Art History at the same university with a research thesis about the contemporary art and the Philippine postcolonial avant- garde. He is also an Assistant Professor of Art Studies at the University of the Philippines, College of Arts and Letters, Dept. of Art Studies. His academic interests include Philippine contemporary art history, critical theory and art theory, Philippine cultural studies, affect and queer studies, globalization studies and performance studies. While his research direction focuses on Philippine contemporary art and cultural life, he addresses more broadly the politics of theory production, representations and performative identities of different Philippine socio- cultural categories. Part of his thesis was internationally published as as peer reviewed journal article entitled, ” Philippine Installation Art from 1970 to 2008 as the Discourse of Philippine Postcolonial Avant-Garde.” (JATI Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, Volume 16 December 2011. University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.) Currently, he is working on his next research project about the critical interlocutions of Philippine contemporary art, dromology and modernity studies.
He is also a yoga enthusiast, swimmer, marathoner and a dragon boater