Artist in Residence – Aaron Palabyab

Aaron Palabyab is a film and video director, cameraman, time-lapse shooter, and an award-winning landscape and night sky photographer. Born and raised and living his entire life in Manila, he seeks imagery that expresses a longing to reconnect with what those of us who have known nothing but cities have lost: connection to nature, intimacy with awe, and the wonder of a time before our lights dimmed our stars.
At the same time, he is keen to explore the physical and emotional impact of a radical change in weather and setting as he spends his first winter anywhere in the world here at Nes. Aside from photography, he will be shooting video and time-lapse and will be writing for film during his time here.

You can find his work at – and