This book written by academics, critics and fellow practitioner features the 30 artists that were chosen for the WOWB or "Who Owns Women's Bodies?" Travelling Exhibit that toured Lipa City in Batangas, Vigan in Ilocos Sur, and the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Manila. The WOWB Exhibit is on its way to the key cities of Visayas and Mindanao in the last quarter of 2001.

This book is aimed be of help to students, researchers, artists, the academe and the non-museum/ gallery - going public who wish to enrich their knowledge, not only on the artists and their works, but above all, on gender issues. Furthermore, it provided a lively take-off point for discussion and debate on sexuality and reproductive health and rights.

Glossary, index and biographies(artists, editors and authors) are included.

Please note that a second edition of the book was published in 2005 after the completion of the touring exhibition, with a slight difference in content.
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Foreword - Bienvenido LUMBERA
Introduction - Rochit I. TANEDO
Women Against Patriarchy - Alice G. GUILLERMO
Bone, Muscle and Soul: Curator's Notes - Imelda CAJIPE-ENDAYA
Salvador Alonday: Feet of Clay - Patrick D. FLORES
Alfredo Juan and Isabel Gaudinez Aquilizan: Leaving/living home through art - Flaudette May V. DATUIN
Agnes Arellano: Baring the Quandary of Barrenness - Ana P. LABRADOR
Genara Banzon: Nature as Paradox - Eileen LEGASPI-RAMIREZ
Andres Barrioquinto: Distortion as Metonym - Jose TENCE RUIZ
Imelda Cajipe-Endaya: Woman as Subject of History - Alice G. GUILLERMO
Charlie Co: Mute Signpost on Wheels - Cecile LOCSIN-NAVA
Lena Cobangbing: What You See is What You Get (wysiwyg)? Not! - Eileen LEGASPI-RAMIREZ
Cecil de Leon: Illness, Death and Healing - Flaudette May V. DATUIN
Alfredo Esquillo: Media Issues and Women's Concerns - Alice G. GUILLERMO
Brenda V. Fajardo: the Babaylan through History - Alice G. GUILLERMO
Roberto Feleo: Layered Meanings in Chance Encounters - Corazon HILA
Karen O. Flores: Creating New Icons about Ourselves - Flaudette May V. DATUIN
Geraldine Javier: Desire in Undesirable times - Jose TENCE RUIZ
Irma Lacorte: Odd or Subtract - Karen OCAMPO FLORES
Tita V. Lim: Tampering, Burning, Prevailing - Marilyn R. CANTA
Julie Lluch: Fire Within, Fear Without - Marilyn R. CANTA
Al Manrique: Caveats for a Shared Imagination - Jose TENCE RUIZ
Jose Mendoza: the Silence of Steel - John Joseph S. CORONEL
Alma Urduja Quinto: Stitching Lore to Bind Body and Spirit - Marilyn R. CANTA
Dan Raralio: Real Stakes in Surreal Form - Ana P. LABRADOR
Norberto Roldan: Faith Healing - Patrick D. FLORES
Jose Tence Ruiz: Variations on a Theme of Inang Bayan - Alice G. GUILLERMO
Katti Sta. Ana: Stylistic Passages, Skin-deep Fetishes - Eileen LEGASPI-RAMIREZ
Judy Freya Sibayan: Self-healing, Rib Poking - Eileen LEGASPI-RAMIREZ
Cristina Taniguchi: Pricked but Not Bleeding - Marilyn R. CANTA
Lia Tayag: Earthwindfirewaterwoman - John Joseph S. CORONEL
Sandra Torrijos: Metamorphosing in Fields of Energy - John Joseph S. CORONEL
Ann Wizer: Re-membering our Bodies, Re-connecting Our Selves - Flaudette May V. DATUIN
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