Boxful of Candies during the Third Baguio Craft Fair

Boxful of Candies during the Third Baguio Craft Fair

Written by Dumay Solinggay What makes a creative event successful? There’s an ineffable vibe that organizers of events consciously or unconsciously create. This “feel” is usually an immaterial product of the vision of the organizer. A “feel-good” event is something...
The Happy Place That You Are

The Happy Place That You Are

When I first set foot, my initial thought was that it was an island of poor economic population, with garbage on the streets, and a lot of disorganization that you can notice on the spot. But the neighboring islands were so beautiful, that people did not mind coming...
Grief | A Poem by Vanessa Venugopal

Grief | A Poem by Vanessa Venugopal

Written by Vanessa Venugopal Grief is a process. It is not a race. It is not about just being sad all the time. Sometimes you sit there in complete silence And remember everything. Sometimes you share stories. Sometimes you regret the things you do and words you...
Fashionably Fat

Fashionably Fat

Written by Kyrah Capuyan As I listen to Megan Trainor sing about not worrying about her size I think, that’s right, it is okay not to be a “stick figure silicone Barbie doll” and I look in the mirror thinking I look good, but then I walk out that door and it all...
Algoritmo and The Importance of Intimacy in Creative Practice

Algoritmo and The Importance of Intimacy in Creative Practice

Written by John Levy Masuli A few kilometers away from Baguio town, the city lights drip through twisty roads into bonfires, where gin tiptoes from hands, and the first tagay goes to the gods. It was in this intimate setting that I first witnessed Jake Espiritu’s...