As a Platinum Sponsor of the FILAMCCO (Filipino American Community Council of Michigan) Kalayaan 2022 celebration of Philippine Independence, ReConnect/ReCollect hosted a table at the association’s largest outdoor event of the year. As part of the Reparative Connections initiative of the R/R project, at Kalayaan ReConnect/ReCollect used interactive games and conversations to raise awareness aboutContinue reading “ReConnect/ReCollect Celebrates Philippine Independence at Annual Kalayaan Celebration”
On May 26, 2022, R/R wrapped up our artist residency featuring Francis Estrada, Janna Añonuevo Langholz, and Maia Cruz Palileo. To hear the artists discuss their thoughts on their visit to the University of Michigan’s Philippine Collections, please see video above.
From May 14-28, 2022, ReConnect/ReCollect will host a two-week, paid residency at the University of Michigan that invites three visual artists– Maia Cruz Palileo, Francis Estrada, and Janna Añonuevo Langholz– to engage our Philippine collections, exploring the themes of archives, material history, decolonial praxis and restitution, and Filipino, Filipinx, and/or Indigenous identity. During this residency, R/R will host one public eventContinue reading “Public Event: Roundtable with Artists in Residence, May 26 4:30- 6:30 PM”
Story by Sarah Derouin, UMSI public relations specialist
January 20, 2022 Kristi Rhead is a Ph.D. Student in Anthropology and History at the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on the politics of commemoration in the French postcolony, principally the Indian Ocean and Réunion Island. Everyone seems to be talking about repatriation. The academic vogue reaches beyond just museum nerds; scholarly conversations in manyContinue reading “Bells and Whistles: A Philippine Case Study of Repatriation and its Discontents”