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Translation duets #5: Hypertranslation

Note: As part of my final project for Bodies on the Line, a graduate seminar taught by Dr. Harmony Bench in the Department of Dance at OSU, I’m documenting the process of creating a series of duets that address repetition, interchangeability, translation as commentary, and the body as an archive.  656 more words


Support Statement for the Nagkahiusang Kusog sa Estudyante (NKE)

“You made me indestructible because with you I do not end in myself.”
— Pablo Neruda, “To My Party”

There is no bright future for the youth under the present dispensation: suffering from the worsening commercialization of education, they face a future of joblessness, low wages, and oppression under a system that serves the ruling classes and their foreign masters.

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The Traumatic Word (1)

In the strict sense, the word is not a sign at all. For to say its is a sign is to liken it to something in the field of vision.

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Platonic Love and the Object of Desire

Platonic love is the love that does not involve sexual desires. It is a concept which is tied with the philosophy of Plato. Plato believed that our reality is a shadow of another pure reality. 333 more words


“If you limit yourself to sexual pleasure it’s narcissistic. You don’t connect..” – alain badiou

Alain Badiou