Learning, Unlearning, and Relearning: The Importance of Keeping an Open Mind

For many years, my resolve for dance research was rooted to the concept of independence. That “dance research” maintained an autonomous relationship from actual “dance practice” and within this concept was the igniting component of dance being known as a physical product of an event. Hence, in my … [Read more...]

This Choreomundus Journey

Two years ago, I could not pin down the exact emotion I felt. Maybe because it was a mix of everything clumped in a ball that was rammed down my throat or maybe because I was still in a dreamlike state despite receiving news of having been accepted to the Choreomundus programme two months before … [Read more...]

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...]

Wake Up, Wake Up

One week from now, it will be two years since I have last posted an article. Honestly, I do not know where to start but updating this blog was inspirited by a group of young people who were introduced to my blog by their teacher, who also happens to be a good friend of mine. Last year, I was … [Read more...]

Life Goes On

I specifically finished the house chores yesterday so I can just focus on worship today but like most plans, things did not go as hoped. I woke up crying because in my dream I was sending my father off to go back to the Philippines. We were at the airport and he was holding his passport and boarding … [Read more...]