This issue of Image magazine asserts that artworks are not created for their own sake. Artists are influenced by their surroundings resulting to creations that contain their perspectives on current events. Among their concerns are environmental and socio-political issues. These are the themes of the artworks featured in this issue.
On the cover is Boy Domiguez’s “Creation”. Domiguez is a member of the indigenous tribe, Mandaya from the Southern portion of the Philippines.