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Justine Gilbuena: Roald Dhal, Enamel Pins and the Smell of Pandesal

Justine Gilbuena: Roald Dhal, Enamel Pins and the Smell of Pandesal

Meet Justine Gilbuena, she is an illustrator and designer and a one-woman shop from Queens, New York. She was born and raised in Corona and Woodsi...
Jonathan Hodder: Capturing the Inquisitive Side of Philippine Streets

Jonathan Hodder: Capturing the Inquisitive Side of Philippine Streets

Although not a professional photographer, Fil-Brit Jonathan Hodder, has been taking some of our favourite images of the Philippines on Instagram...
'Day by Day' with Bernardine

'Day by Day' with Bernardine

  Bernardine is a singer, songwriter and producer from Perth, Australia of British and Filipino descent. Although classically trained, she has fol...
Norberto Roldan: The Sacred Art of History, Politics and Faith

Norberto Roldan: The Sacred Art of History, Politics and Faith

Norberto Roldan is an artist and a cultural worker. His practice is rooted in socio-political issues which cover a wide range of interests that inc...
FilLit Series: Tall Story

FilLit Series: Tall Story

Who doesn’t not know the story about Bernardo Carpio? Well how about the story about Bernardo Carpio moving and living in London? ‘Tall Story’ by ...
Ged Merino: Bound by the Fabric of Abstraction

Ged Merino: Bound by the Fabric of Abstraction

Ged Merino was born and raised in the Philippines. Although he studied Fine Arts at university he wasn't interest in a career in art until he atte...
Archie Oclos: Social Awareness Through Street Art and the Beauty and Chaos of Philippine Life

Archie Oclos: Social Awareness Through Street Art and the Beauty and Chaos of Philippine Life

 Archie Oclos is a street artist, and painter. His murals often depict socio-political issues and indigenous people’s concerns. With multiple awa...
Jayson Cortez: Creating Art Where Reality and Mystery Can Play Together

Jayson Cortez: Creating Art Where Reality and Mystery Can Play Together

Meet Jayson Cortez that originally studied in Civil Engineering but then moved across to pursue the arts, a passion he could no longer suppress. G...
Mel Orpilla: No History, No Self...Know History, Know Self

Mel Orpilla: No History, No Self...Know History, Know Self

Mel Orpilla teaches Balintawak Arnis, an ancient Filipino fighting art, in Vallejo at the Island Warriors Dojo. As well as a martial artist, he is ...
FilLit Series: Children of Global Migration

FilLit Series: Children of Global Migration

  Children of Migration: Transgendered Families and Gendered Woes by Rhacel Salazar Parrenas. The focus of this book is the plight of Filipino fam...
Christina 'Goldie' Poblador: Searching for the Essence of a Paradise Lost

Christina 'Goldie' Poblador: Searching for the Essence of a Paradise Lost

Christina "Goldie" Poblador is a visual artist born in Manila, Philippines. She received her MFA in Glass from Rhode Island School of Design in 20...
Danielle Espiritu: Teacher, Warrior, Healer

Danielle Espiritu: Teacher, Warrior, Healer

I believe in peace and love, but no more than I believe in resistance and justice – all elements must be present to thrive. A born and raised New...