ReConnect/ReCollect Celebrates Philippine Independence at Annual Kalayaan Celebration

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”

Public Event: Roundtable with Artists in Residence, May 26 4:30- 6:30 PM

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”

ReConnect / ReCollect Announces Artist Residency for May 2022

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. The artists, carefully selectedContinue reading “ReConnect / ReCollect Announces Artist Residency for May 2022”

Madeline, Ricky, and Deirdre Visit the PACCM

November 11, 2021 In October, ReCollect/ReConnect Co-PI’s Ricky Punzalan and Deirdre de la Cruz were invited to speak as a part of Philippine Cultural Center of Michigan’s ’s Filipino American History Month series, and I was lucky enough to tag along.  The exterior of the PACCM building was unassuming, fitting in among the surrounding suburbanContinue reading “Madeline, Ricky, and Deirdre Visit the PACCM”