I’ve spoken at universities and organizations including Stanford, Berkeley, SF State, Davis, Asian Art Museum, University of the Philippines, Anthropology Museum of Madrid, Tokyo University and the San Francisco Philippine Consulate. Below are some of the activities can facilitate
prePhilippine Scripts in the Diaspora
This flagship 60 minute presentation starts off with storytelling about my personal story then leads breaking down writing systems, identity, value history, economics, social impacts and cultural context.
An Introduction to Baybayin
45-60 minute hands-on activity covers history, basic characters, stroke technique, translation methods and system breakdown. Attendees will learn how to write their names.
Portrait of a Mambabatok in America
An overview of the prePhilippine tattoo revival. Learn the difference between ritual and modern western tattoos. Talking points cover Whang-Od to creating a practice outside the Philippines.
Culture x Career
How cultural discovery can lead to a successful career. Attendees will learn how cultural practice intersects with career development.