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Is it Art, or is it Fart?

September 26, 2013

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Is it a Santiago Bose? From the moment I laid eyes on it, I knew it wasn’t my dad’s. The painting, titled ” Heart Assemblage,” was part of the Leon Gallery auction that will be held on Sept. 28. A giant yellow heart, rising over distant mountains like the sun, framed by ethnic figures. What […]

Jimmie Durham on Santiago Bose

October 31, 2012

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An excerpt from the artist Jimmie Durham’s work in This Long Century: I’ve written a poem about the Filipino artist, Santiago Bosé who seemed irresistible to all women and wanted to love them all. SANTIAGO BOSE’S POEM Far in the (not really so cold!) north of Norway But not yet Karasjok where I hope to […]

If You Could Live Anywhere But Here and Now

September 8, 2012

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I always used to choose 1980s Baguio. But I think Sebastopol and/or Humboldt in 2012 would be a great place to live in too, if I could get over the cold.

My Husband is a Good Man Who Eats Orange Peels

December 28, 2011

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I Miss the Philippines

December 27, 2011

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This Week Was Pretty Productive

September 23, 2011

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Jah went to Milwaukee to visit relatives without us, so we tried to keep busy. We bought our tickets to the Philippines, got old computers fixed, cleaned out closets, got massages, watched a movie (Moneyball) in a real theater and went to the Prospector for karaoke. I sang “Suedehead” by Morrissey and it’s been in […]

I Can’t Wait to Go Home to Manila

September 21, 2011

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Where we will, among other things, watch midgets boxing in clubs.

Filipino Food Makes Me the Most Homesick

September 12, 2011

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We went to FPAC this year not to perform or watch our friends’ bands, but to eat. And eat. And eat.

Gang Badoy, Idol

November 1, 2010

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Nakilala ko si Gang through an orgmate, about 15 years ago. Mostly my orgmate (who was also her boyfriend at the time) would just talk about her in awe, so I was always like, ‘Sino ba ‘tong Gang na to?’ Later on, I re-met her through Rock Ed. As she says in this interview, “The […]

Remix: Santiago Bose

January 28, 2010

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