Literary

OKIR: Unending curves and colors

OKIR: Unending curves and colors

Creating an art community In pursuing what keeps our soul alive, we find our place in a community, we find our people. For Mindanao State University - Marawi students who seek to be art missionaries, they found a family in their university's art club -- OKIR. OKIR --...

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Kalluman Dance Group : Traditional Dance as Livelihood

Kalluman Dance Group : Traditional Dance as Livelihood

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2WjwWKEdTw Radzmina Tanjili, the Artistic Director of Kalluman Dance Group wants to continue teaching generations of Sama Bajau about their traditional dances because she doesn't want it to disappear. "Whenever I teach, I want them to...

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Dragonflies and Silences

Dragonflies and Silences

Carlotta Abellana de Pio refused an interview about herself and her works. Except for a few titles (Rain, Dragonflies and Silences, Sensing the Morning, Ways of Gaia, Sending Off) the other poems were meant to go untitled, something we argues about at length, saying...

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A Time to Live and A Time to Write

A Time to Live and A Time to Write

When I feel that I have so much to say I write, and while writing I understand better why I feel like so. For many years my thoughts on paper became a journal of my growth, experiences, significant relationship, and insights. I wrote in notebooks, on pieces of paper,...

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Palmetto Drawings by TALA

Palmetto Drawings by TALA

TALA as a visual artist is a late-bloomer, an experimental hobbyist who gets excited by the material and its possibilities. Aside from craft and chipboard, she works with corrugated board, raw plywood, bamboo screen, canvas. The palmetto works are delicate and should...

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Barranco by Don Ramos Barranco

Barranco by Don Ramos Barranco

When one thinks of drip technique one thinks of Jackson Pollock’s concoctions of multi-colored dots, smears and fine streaks interlocking layer upon layer on gigantic space without recognizable pattern or image, something like a kind of interesting pox, or...

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Structures Posturings Internal Rhythms

Structures Posturings Internal Rhythms

This year Road Map Series turns Sweet Sixteen, perhaps never been kissed, but who knows? Life is after all fraught with all sorts of discoveries, declared or otherwise. Time to declare a few of ours. For instance Nem Talanes of Cagayan de Oro City. We have with us...

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The Tribe According to Anoy Catague

The Tribe According to Anoy Catague

An excessive bombardment by media material on development, rights of the indigenous tribes, rape of the enivronment by illegal loggers, faulty farming methods and other inappropirate behavior from the smallest NGO newsletter to the most posh of the glossy magazines...

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3 Women Poets

3 Women Poets

What kind of poems do career women write? Written by a doctor such as Eva Aranas, they are closely connected with her work – illness and disease that plague the human race at every level of deprivation and poverty – a Third World sadness usually surrounded by confused...

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About Road Map Series

About Road Map Series
Road Map Series (RMS) is Tita Lacambra-Ayala's brainchild and nest egg. Whoever said "Art is therapeutic" is correct. Herself an ...
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