finding oneself in the bigger SEA
Southeast Asian art that is, and one that’s familiar and comfortable, a mirror really. See the full gallery on Posterous
what kind of nation jails its cultural workers?
release Ericson Acosta, now! (please share, repost, tumblelog, tweet this statement of support) We, University of the Philippines alumni, academe, artists, writers, students, human rights advocates, friends and colleagues of Ericson Legaspi Acosta, call for his immediate and unconditional release from his current illegal detention. Ericson is a cultural worker and writer, and a former UP...
sinong bastos ngayon?
no really, lalabanan ninyo si Willie Revillame by doing this? how crass. how un-intelligent. how irresponsible can you get. NOTE: i was the one who covered this guy’s face. the original shows it in all its glory.
new philippine writing in english
and yes, it’s because i trust these editors, and know that they know what they’re doing. do read up, read down, read its left, its right, as long as you read into it, you’ve got me on your side. let’s argue about it with some sense now, shall we?
rap goes the nation
this is up at pulse.ph:http://www.pulse.ph/posts/gloc-9-talumpati/ with such galing videos, too.
crossing that bridge
and i got there. the new bridge that begins at Estrella St. in Rockwell, and ends in the bowels of Mandaluyong City. See the full gallery on Posterous
i’m beginning to love Steven Tyler. as a person.
greenhills observes earth hour
and yes, i’m in greenhills. on a saturday. that’s how crazy my life has been.
linyang winner 2:
‘Coz you know, the country never sleeps. Like new york. ————— Sent via Nokia Email
linyang winner 1:
‘Coz you know he fights for the bansa. ————— Sent via Nokia Email
the legoman as tunaynalalake.
is of the belief:
that sometimes all you need is a happy dress.
smile out of place
Paul McDonald knew to sing this song I needed to make mine now. love.
the stereotype of skin to the extreme
one of the works that i loved from Singapore: Lee Wen’s “Splash!” (Singapore 2003). he then performed this as a yellow man, walking the streets of London.
Melati Suryodarmo “Exergie- Butter Dance” (Indonesia 2000) ‘di ko alam na e.
on my mind:
Apotik Komik’s “Under Estimate” (Indonesia 1999). because it screams YOUNG AND TALENTED ARTIST. See the full gallery on Posterous
doing justice to the EDSA Revolution
or why this exhibit rocked my world, and i why i think Daniel Aligaen will be the next big thing. See the full gallery on Posterous Alfredo Liongoren’s “EDSA Noon” (1986) Alfredo Liongoren’s “Untitled 1” (1988) Daniel Aligaen’s “The Filipino is Worth Dying For” (2011) Daniel Aligaen’s “Huy Gumising Ka...
where laughter is easy
honesty even more so.
where laughter is easy
honesty even more so.
historical (re-)consideration please
This is up at radikalchick.com, my review of Revolution Revisited, and my issues with history unwritten, refusing to take into consideration what’s been said about it, where it happened. http://radikalchick.com/revisiting-edsa-’86-failing-the-revolution/
this one i loved!
“Noom Nom” by Pinaree Sanpitak (Thailand 2010-2011)
disclaimer na totoong for the win
the best disclaimer EVER.
on my mind (now):
Jose Tence Ruiz’s “Paraisado Sorbetero” (2008)
alam ba ng husgado at lahat ng hukom / na merong mas masahol pa sa hatol ng kamatayan /yan ay ang maging mahirap sa sarili mong bayan
in my head:
arrivals and departures
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s “Frequency and Volume Relational Architecture 9,2003”.
to see people with: camera creative
no, it’s not just for making movies
things to do with an old airport
the Singapore Biennale 2011 shows us what / how / towards what end. a hook on the stairwell becomes statement on suicide, Singapore, absence. a window speaks beautiful words, as canvas for vandalism. “The Flying Method of an Artist with a Fear of Flying or how to make a signature site-specific work from a distance” by Nedko Solakov (Bulgaria) with the assistance of Liao Jiekai. a...
when bands die. or are killed. →
lone woman: travel 2
no one to carry my bags. no one who’ll care that i’ll wear anything with chucks.
lone woman: travel 1
i never overpack clothes. i imagine i will spend much time reading.
in a cab for the first time in a long time. religion and icons beyond belief.
the saint as doll
Cebu and the Sto. Nino.
cainta. para sa… burger joint.
dear Jim Paredes, →
OPT: original Pinoy talent
on Orosman at Zafira rocking your world. and some real Pinoy talent in Rent 2011.
lumangoy sa alaala mo
every memory borne of Sugarfree songs find closure. that can only be good. it can only be good.
kailan ka ba?
braved the rain to witness an end. goodbye, Sugarfree. it’s all good.
“The real information gap in the twenty-first century is not who has access to...– Bill Kovach, Tom Rosenstiel, Blur: How to Know What’s True in the Age of Information Overload, Bloomsbury USA, 2010 (via wildcat2030)
rice = heart
puso. Cebu’s hanging rice. you also don’t know roasted pig unless you’ve been here.