Anthropologifs @ Mabini Projects (April 6-May 5, 2018)

Some pieces from my Anthropologifs series are appearing at a group show curated by Kristofer Ardeña. The exhibit opens tomorrow at the Mabini Gallery in Manila. Text from the Gallery: /Conversations/Positions/ is a series of exhibitions guest-curated by artist-curators: artists who curate. MABINI PROJECTS invites artist-curators who are also part of collectives, artist-run- spaces, transitory spaces and … Continue reading Anthropologifs @ Mabini Projects (April 6-May 5, 2018)

Wasting Time: Anthropology of the Hometown

Presented at the American Anthropological Association Meetings 2017, Washington, D.C., for the panel Writing Home: Unpacking Experiences of Distance and Displacement.   My fieldsite and hometown, Nabua, is nestled in the central riverine basin of the Bicol Peninsula in the southeast of Luzon Island, Philippines. Nabua’s moniker is linked to the historical events of 1901, when, … Continue reading Wasting Time: Anthropology of the Hometown