Feb 12-13: Second Installment of the Green College Thematic Series
Lectures/Workshops

Feb 12-13: Second Installment of the Green College Thematic Series

Thank you to all those who attended the first part of the Green College Thematic Series held last January 30! We are excited to announce the second part of the “Philippine-Canadian Crosscurrents Series.” This will be a two-day event to be held. Please check out the posters below. The Free Public Lecture with invited speaker … Continue reading

Jan 30: The First of the Green College Thematic Series
Art Exhibits and Performances / Community Event / Lectures/Workshops

Jan 30: The First of the Green College Thematic Series

Taking Nanay: a testimonial play to the Philippines In 2007 we began to turn interview transcripts with Filipino domestic workers and their families, as well as Canadian employers, into a testimonial or verbatim theatre play, which premiered at Vancouver’s 2009 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival and then toured to Berlin. The play is a site-specific … Continue reading

Academic Papers / Art Exhibits and Performances / Lectures/Workshops

Oct 13: Visualizing Filipino Transnational Migration in Vancouver

The UBC Philippine Studies Series and visual artist Patrick Cruz present “Visualizing Filipino Transnational Migration in Vancouver” A Talk and Art Workshop The UBC Philippine Studies Series (PSS) has put together a string of art exhibits collectively entitled MAHAL. The Filipino word “mahal” translates as “love”, but alternatively also means “costly” or “expensive.” The pun … Continue reading

Art Exhibits and Performances

Photos from the Manila Mahal 3 Art Exhibit

Introducing the exhibit The Tagalog word ‘mahal’ translates into ‘love.’ It refers to that which is dear, but also means expensive. Perhaps Jacinto’s promise of fulfillment is also a costly one. Mahal 3: Packing & Unpacking Balikbayan Box Flows is about the stories Filipinos tell through the gifts they send to friends and family. We displayed … Continue reading