VIRTUAL DIARIES

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REALITY EN ROUTE (2013)

For movers, travelers & migrant-settlers from islander diaspora, home is a constant state of arrival. This somatic videopoem journeys through the elements of earth, water, fire, wind. Moving images were filmed while traveling across Visayan islands, Philippines (2018-2019) & from ancestral abode on Bantayan island during 2020 COVID-19 lockdown. The quotidian reality of quarantine life becomes a projected landscape for interior somatic experience, deeply rooted at the site of body as home & memory.

Music remixed in collaboration with Rosie G.

Part II (Tubig) exhibited at "Panlantawon," Byay Hubahib, Bantayan Island, Cebu, Philippines (November 2020)

SWAMP_SEA_SUBURBIA (2015)

Translating a bodywork practice influenced by Thai Yoga, Ayurveda, Philippine Hilot, Somatics, Reiki, the movement meditation guides an exploration through elements of earth, water, fire, wind & ether shifting skin across space-time. Blending moving repertoires & sacred rhythms from Visayan islands, Philippines to Lenape islands of NYC, the embodied journey honors elemental roots in the healing transformation of home & memory.

Music remixed in collaboration with Rosie G.

Performed for Movement Research Fall Festival, Danspace Project, New York

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#EXODUST (2017)

For movers, travelers & migrant-settlers from islander diaspora, home is a constant state of arrival. This somatic videopoem journeys through the elements of earth, water, fire, wind. Moving images were filmed while traveling across Visayan islands, Philippines (2018-2019) & from ancestral abode on Bantayan island during 2020 COVID-19 lockdown. The quotidian reality of quarantine life becomes a projected landscape for interior somatic experience, deeply rooted at the site of body as home & memory.

Music remixed in collaboration with Rosie G.

Part II (Tubig) exhibited at "Panlantawon," Byay Hubahib, Bantayan Island, Cebu, Philippines (November 2020)

BALITAO: DANCE OF THE PEOPLE (2018-2019)

Translating a bodywork practice influenced by Thai Yoga, Ayurveda, Philippine Hilot, Somatics, Reiki, the movement meditation guides an exploration through elements of earth, water, fire, wind & ether shifting skin across space-time. Blending moving repertoires & sacred rhythms from Visayan islands, Philippines to Lenape islands of NYC, the embodied journey honors elemental roots in the healing transformation of home & memory.

Music remixed in collaboration with Rosie G.

Performed for Movement Research Fall Festival, Danspace Project, New York

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