meLê yamomo, “Medializing Race: Uncle Tom’s Cabin in Colonial Southeast Asia” (pp. 258-281) Editors: Tracy C. Davis, Stefka Mihaylova ©University of Michigan Press, 2018
Sonic Entanglements: Listening to Modernities in Sound Recordings of Southeast Asia, 1890-1950 endeavors to expand the historiographical archival corpus to include the early sound media and technologies as primary sources for the theoretical reflection of the Southeast Asian cultural history of modernities and the region’s entanglement with modern globalization. The project methodologically… Continue reading
On 31 January 2018, I will be launching my new research project »Sonic Entanglements: Listening to Modernities in Sound Recordings of Southeast Asia, 1890-1950«. During the launch, Kati Röttger will introduce the project. I will talk about the content of the research, introduce the website, and present the trailer for… Continue reading
Many thanks to the Forum Transregionale Studien in Berlin for sponsoring and hosting our Explorative Workshop “Acoustic Histories/Historiographies in the Asia Pacific” on 11-12 January 2018. Here is a short interview where I talk about our upcoming colloquium.
Sarong Banggi is an ongoing conversation between meLê yamomo (performance and sound artist-scholar) and Pepe Dayaw (food and performance artist) who talk, sing, dance, and cook about macro- and micro-histories of Filipino diasporas and musical movements. The journey starts in 1571, with the establishment of the city of Manila as the… Continue reading