I haven't been posting news for months due to projects, but I'm finally back on track! It definitely won't be a short update, but I'll try to be quick about it: (1) Time Moves, Straightfoward... Commissioned for the second time by the Art Song Collaborative Project (Toronto), I created an "art song" (in quotes, for [...]
I resolved to ignore the calendar, To deny the passage of space-time, to disfigure Oneself from continuity, from plotted linear Means through point A and point B; shadows blur Pathways and mountain trails where herds of deer Once grazed to escape the wiles of winter As sunsets allowed the nights to draw in closer... “Sagittarian [...]
Social lives are just a game of darts Compelling everyone to call the shots With such brutal force, you have to hit the spots And rely on luck while the hand throws the axe, While calculations work their magic when someone hacks Laptop computers with shiny Facebook accounts And keyboards saying things from no-one's mouths [...]
Dark highways sprawl over surfaces Like veins crawling under obscure spaces Where brown skin and flesh reveals The invisible threads of unyielding forces Talking about multitudes of ancestors, The collision of native lands and colonizers, The concrete slabs and irreversible scars Paid for by governments that vaguely promise Better lives among greener pastures As overseas [...]
Na sa kanyang paglayag Makita ang tinatamasang Maningning na liwanag. That in one's voyage One will see what one desires A glimmering light. = sometime in 2011 =
Saan pa ba hahanapin Kundi sa sariling mga panaginip Lupain na abot-tanaw ang kawalan. Where else does one find Except in one's own dreams A place where nothing exists beyond the horizon. * "...in her glances...to the abyss seen beyond the horizon..."
...moments that invoke those memories ...of silence and solitude ...of suffering and struggle ...of pain ...of life (and death...) ...and yet no one can reconstruct ...no one will paint the whole canvas ...full of these moments ...of silence and solitude ...of suffering and struggle ...of the pain ...within this space of existence ...within these outbursts [...]