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An Infinite Space For Stories

By AA PATAWARAN So I’ve sat through hours upon hours of lectures, discussions, workshops about this so-called “digital shift.” One such event was three days…

SOUNDTRACK OF THE '80s So much poetry even in the pop hits of the '80s, particularly from The Police, The Smiths, and Limahl's single that
accompanied the 1984 blockbuster The Neverending Story. Siouxie and the Banshees' 'Hong Kong Garden' was released in 1978, but it was a big
hymn to the New Wave movement of the mid-1980s in Manila

And Now The ’80s

By AA PATAWARAN  Generation Z may be digital natives, but they are not digital readers. Increasing evidence suggests that they, in fact, prize, cherish, and…


Money (That’s What I Want)

By AA PATAWARAN Just out of my teens, while I was starting up in advertising, I declared to a friend, “I’m going to be rich!” I…

ON TWO WHEELS IN AMSTERDAM If only writing were as simple as biking in a bike-friendly city

I Can Ride My Bike With No Handlebars

By AA PATAWARAN I still remember wanting to learn to ride a bike and the thrill of having learned to ride it. I remember riding it…


Six Hours In The Sun

By AA PATAWARAN I didn’t realize I did a terrible thing, until I went to my derma two weeks later. I guess I knew I shouldn’t…


The Past Is A Nightmare From Which We Never Wake

By AA Patawaran Mark Justiniani’s “Arkipelago,” a three-island installation of steel, glass, wood, concrete, and objects, at the Philippine Pavilion at the Venice Art Biennale,…