Don’t drive your motorcycle when drunk
“Suffer The Last Supper” is a photographic experience with Iriga City’s noted artist Alfonso “Al” Oliva. A chronological look at the making of what could probably be his most taxing project: life-size sculpture of Christ’s final meal with the apostles, built atop a sacred hill called Inorogan.
Schoolteacher-turned-painter-sculptor-landscape artist-madman, Alfonso Oliva is the artisan behind numerous artworks in Bicol’s Rinconada district and beyond.
In the summer of 2016, he was commissioned to construct his own representation of The Last Supper up on Inorogan, here in Iriga city.
At 75, contending with all the physical demands of the job, and with a nagging osteoarthritis, he limps his way to his tour de force — an amalgamation of post-impressionist cum surrealist modelling created via his own bohemian character.
The undertaking soon to be marred with controversy, strife and adversity.
One afternoon, he met a serious accident.
Coming home drunk and all boozed…
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