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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I Refuse To Be A Victim

Just recently I posted a long rant in facebook about an incident that happened to me at a local mall in Butuan City and I was pissed – pissed beyond compare. I still am. I have grown tired of women being made victims by hooligans (even by juvenile ones) just because we were always known as easy … [Read more...]

Kagay-an

My father’s family (daresay, ancestors) have always been from this part of Northern Mindanao and although I was born in Davao City (where my mother’s side of the family is from), I have also spent several years in Cagayan de Oro City. Sadly, I never really quite explored it because I have always … [Read more...]

Tatang Constancio: The Survivor

About 4 months ago, I submitted an article to Oxfam Blogs about  Tatang Constancio, a 79-year old farmer who was one of the recipients of the Cash for Asset Recovery project in Dulag, Leyte. In the course of the Haiyan tragedy, Tatang Constancio helplessly watched the super typhoon devastate the … [Read more...]