D2 Dance Club: A Cradle for Emerging Youth Culture

The room was relatively quiet, other than the sound of isolated instruments playing from a laptop. They were on the floor laying on hacked cushion puzzles that one can often see in kindergarten playrooms. Although they were told by their teacher to close their eyes and focus on their breathing, one … [Read more...]

Robson: The First of All Collaborators

When I approached Robson Ferraz to collaborate with me on a performance, I was hesitant. We jive together socially but when it comes to artistic outputs, it can be quite challenging, not to mention that we have differing views when it comes to managing our time. So when I embarked on this project … [Read more...]

A Dialogue of Cultures

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Know Your Prejudices

While I ponder over the recent tragedy that transpired in New Zealand, I recognized that familiar surge of anger building inside me. I have been quite acquainted to it growing up but in the last years, I have been able to curb it in such a way that it would appear ‘manageable’ to scrutinizing eyes. … [Read more...]

Updated: Countries Where My Filipino Passport Can Take Me

I have dreamt of travelling for as long as I can remember. Like what I have said, if you have met me when I left my snot where it truly belonged, you will not hear me say - “I want to be a lawyer when I grow up.” (or a doctor, a nurse, or any of those noble professions that adults have bombarded … [Read more...]