Santigwar

We met Mommy Tess, a para-santigwar ( folk healer ) who uses oil, plate, and candle in her traditional healing practice. She narrated her story and showed the ritual to us. What I remember most from the conversation is her conviction while she was explaining...

Mayon Volcano

My everyday view since the lockdown, end of March. Some low moments during this period of uncertainty. Who doesn’t have, anyway? Long-term plans were cancelled bringing forth lost resources and opportunities. Mine included a residency application in Spain and a photographer’s representation in London, which...

Dear Little Self

With about 30 years of age difference, here are two of many things I can impart to you :...

Dear Photographs

4 years ago, I woke up to the saddest call in my life. On that same day, I took a flight from London to the Philippines. Broken heart. Empty soul. Suddenly, I lost my my best friend....

MONKS ANGKOR WAT BY ONIN LORENTE

Hope

I traveled around Southeast Asia and photographed many faces, fashion, cultures, and landscapes....