I have been asking myself: is it ever possible to decolonize from within the institutions of the empire? In inscribing subalternity within the language of inherently Eurocentric academia and institutional art, am I not then just complicit to colonialism? I reflect on these questions in the sound performance/composed theatre project Echoing… Continue reading
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»sonus — the sound within us«
On 25 October, I will be premiering a new piece, »sonus — the sound within us« at Theater Ballhaus Naunynstraße. For this new project, I am excited to collaborate with Pepe Dayaw (performance artist), Morgan Sully (sound designer), Karlene Denolo-Hayworth (opera singer), Katherina Oliver (opera singer). What is the sound… Continue reading
TraFo Interview: »Echoing Europe – Postcolonial Reverberations«
Moritz Buchner of the Forum Transregionale Studien interviewed me about my ideas and experience in the creation of »Echoing Europe – Postcolonial Reverberations«. On 16-18 May, you premiered a sound performance entitled “Echoing Europe – Postcolonial Reverberations” at the Theater Ballhaus Naunynstrasse Berlin. Could you tell us the background of… Continue reading
I won the 2019 ASCA Best Article Award!
I was sitting at the Westergasfabriek last night watching the Pelargos Quartet play aboard and to the accompaniment of helicopters juddering over Amsterdam in Stockhausen’s opera, Aus Licht when I received a text message announcing that I won the ASCA 2019 Best Article award! I did not even think I… Continue reading
[Symposium] »Pathways of Performativity in Contemporary Southeast Asian Art«
On 27-28 June 2019 at Haus der Kunst, München, I will be speaking about the topic “Performing Epistemic Disobediences in Manila and Southeast Asia? Decolonial Possibilities in José Maceda’s Udlot-udlot and Ugnayan” at the symposium »Pathways of Performativity in Contemporary Southeast Asian Art«. You can see more information about the symposium on the Haus… Continue reading