Year: 2021

For

Reading Time: 4 minutes On a weeklong break I quit nearly everything and decided to try and start saving myself. 1 – all the funerals for my past selves a zine on knowing myself3 essays, 32 pages, ~4.3kpdf booklet How do we remember people? I wandered around Grove Street Cemetery from 4AM on Sunday to find some answer to this. It is a straight and short walk from my apartment. Most epitaphs defined these people by their jobs or relationships – do I have the latter? Once bench read “what you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.” For the past decade, my life’s value has centered on what I create. Artifacts where I sometimes misguidedly deemed myself some martyr in service of others trying to prove that what I say, write, design, or code. A decade or so of self-commodification and ensuring that I present myself palatably. Where did I go? / All my fears are circling back. One of the essays touch on the fears …

Chia’s (deeper?) Car Seat Headrest cuts recommendations

Reading Time: < 1 minute First, download the compilation. It’s about 3.7gb zipped entitled Car Seat Headass from my lovely little Google Drive: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1MZwTLmRdqqF769pFShtbL2zZ4egMVw7j/view?usp=sharing Then, play from the Spotify playlist! Make sure you’re on desktop and are all set up with local files. youtube version coming soon maybe Sourced from the following: The Brodster’s Will Toledo Discography, other albums not on Bandcamp (1, 2, 3, 4, Disjecta, Little Pieces, etc), selected 2020 traitincommon livestream compilations shout out to will toledo for playing (what i want to believe in my delusional mind) my broken birds request on the 4/30/2020 livestream a day before my bidet. and much love to everyone who knows every album down to the color of the livestream ones lmao please do not roast me i know some of these are not that deep here’s the og flowchart i made sometime late november 2020 as a general introduction since a lot of people have been asking for it! i know i am not using the terms properly haha. right-click and open image in new tab for full size …

Talk: Worlding a New Philippines

Reading Time: 13 minutes I’ve been thinking a lot about what principles and values can be learned from fantasy and the culture of makership/creation that has come as a result of fandom all too often cast aside. From that, I’ve been drawing from personal experiences and observations running Developh to reconsider This talk was delivered under the theme of ‘Innovation and Vision’ for Emerge, a webinar for 450+ collegiate-level student leaders of Alangilan. No recording unfortunately, but here’s the script and slide deck for those who might be interested! View the slide deck on FigmaView the talk script on Google Docs Worlding a New Philippines Worlding A New Philippines – Radical Design for Preferable Futures is a little talk about how I’ve altered my views of leadership through a lens I learned in design, and a bit from fantasy and the unexpected. What does this title even mean? Worlding (or worldmaking) – The ways which we collectively make the spaces we inhabit through collective practices Preferable futures –– Futures that we positively hope for and work to create based …