Canadian artist Jay Cabalu finds his Filipino identity through collaged self-portraits. One such portrait is on display at Vancouver’s Spencer Interiors titled “De Los Reyes”, after his mother’s maiden name.
Toronto-born Yves Lamson describes himself as a writer interested in preserving “intangible histories”.
This probably explains his keenness in weaving magical tales, drawing inspiration from the oral tradition of the Philippines, where his parents trace their roots.
The Nanaimo Art Gallery is holding an exhibit exploring how languages “transform, evolve, disappear, and rebound”.