Marian Pastor Roces
Marian founded and leads TAO INC, the Philippines’ only corporation that specializes in establishing museums, botanical gardens, public art, and publications. She is an independent curator and critic whose writing is published and read internationally. She curated the creation of many the Philippines' major museums, including the Museum of a History of Ideas at UP Manila, the Yuchengco Museum, Museo Marino for the seafarer union AMOSUP, the Bangsamoro Museum, and Museo ng Kalinangang Pilipino at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). For the Bangkota, she collaborated with dozens of artists in bringing Filipino stories to life.