If I’m not Filipino and I’m not Nepali, What am I?

I’ve always been aware of my lack of cultural identity. I’m Filipino by ethnicity and citizenship and Nepali by osmosis. In terms of culture, I feel like I don’t have an anchor. If I’m not Filipino and I’m not Nepali, what am I? I’m a former expat kid. I was three when my dad’s work brought us toContinue reading “If I’m not Filipino and I’m not Nepali, What am I?”

Gab, Currently III:

Plugging: Bull In The Heather, the titular song by Sonic Youth, and so named after a real Kentucky derby horse, is poised for this exhibit as a metaphorical open source to the myriad readings on power dynamics, value, labor, craft, functionalism, mysticism, primal instincts, spectatorship, and performance, especially set on the strength and idiosyncratic visionContinue reading “Gab, Currently III:”

James Jean Signing!

The original plan was for me to finally buy Fables Deluxe Edition Vol. One which featured my favourite James Jean cover to have signed. Then I realised I had miscalculated my funds and was several thousands short of  my budget for my Hongkong trip in March so I asked Julie to have my 1001 Nights of SnowfallContinue reading “James Jean Signing!”

Varekai!

Circuses have always held a dear place in my heart. Probably the product of watching Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland and Dumbo just a little too often growing up. My parents took me to my first circus in Nepal in 1993, but my first encounter with Cirque du Soleil wasn’t until Popular Mechanics for Kids featured Dralion in one of their episodes. So when they announcedContinue reading “Varekai!”

too bad it wasn’t caught on film. :(

pics from camsy i woke up at 4:30 in the morning to line up for Neil Gaiman’s last book signing in gateway yesterday. hardcore, i know. i asked jake to pass my plate for me so i could skip class for this and i’m glad i did. after hours of waiting, there were finally justContinue reading “too bad it wasn’t caught on film. :(“