Russ Ligtas

Casa San Miguel Center for the Arts in San Antonio

RUSS LIGTAS is a visual artist, performer, actor, and choreographer living in Manila. In 2017, he received the Alvin Erasga Tolentino Choreography Award, a KoryoLab grant from the Cultural Center of the Philippines, and an Asian Cultural Council fellowship. His work has been presented across the Philippines, the US, Europe, and Asia, most recently at the Yokohama Triennale 2020. Currently, his art practice has expanded towards filmmaking with his debut short film PLUTO to be released later this year (2022).


  • The 8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art Conference 23 November 2015, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia.