December 18, 2016

    “A Portrait of Us” by Christine Chung

    As someone diagnosed with Bipolar II Disorder, it is hard to make people understand through words and I think that it would be better understood through visual imagery. While we were all waiting for the elevator to reach the 15th floor, I catch my best friend looking at her reflection in the mirror. I don’t[...]

    December 5, 2016

    “The Reality of Protest” by Marco Ugoy

    Last November 25, a motley and furious crowd, mostly composed of young people, gathered across various sites in the country to protest against the hush-hush burial of late president Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. Many people ask, “What place does a thief have in the burial place of our most honored heroes?”[...]

    November 20, 2016

    “Thanatophobia” by Christian Babista

    Death is one thing we can never have control or power over. It’s unpredictable and oblivious, which is why a lot of us are afraid of it. We normally fear something that is unknown. I am one of these people who strongly fears death. Shooting this was a struggle because I was photographing a subject[...]

    October 26, 2016

    “Soul on Sole: Of People Driven by Passion” by Ayo Mangoroban

    Having a goal in life directs people into choosing the right decisions for the path they would like to take. Once achieved, this goal brings a sense of pride and accomplishment to an individual. With the pursuance of passion in reaching goals, it makes a person reach the ultimate zenith in life. But reaching such[...]

    October 10, 2016

    “You as Me” by Gian Cruz

    This series of self-portraits serves both as counterpoint and compliment as to how the self is represented in our times—in the digital age, in the age of social media. One could not deny as well of the ever-increasing pervasiveness of the web alongside constantly shifting trends of the global in societies across the globe. Along[...]

    September 26, 2016

    “Castor and Pollux” by Eunice Sanchez

    Castor and Pollux is the realization of the Greek mythology I found six years ago in the book of Jeanette Winterson’s Sexing the Cherry. “Then, it being night, and the twin stars Castor and Pollux just visible in the sky, I spoke of the tragedy, of two brothers whose love we might find unnatural, so[...]

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