Archives: The Red Book

The Red Book was with me through a lot of things: heartaches and confusion, artistic revolutions and political ambitions. We’ve been through a lot, and last week saw The Red Book completely filled up. In celebration of #ArtFairPH, and also in memory of this journal, here’s a post to commemorate all the best (or at least publicly acceptable) works…

Jari x 2015

Fifteen minutes to the new year. Time for a 2015 recap! People x Art x Travel x Advocacy x People This year, I learned that relationships don’t always have to be quick and intense, or (conversely) slow-burning and infrequent to be sustainable. I found my time occupied by new and old friends I somehow managed to not…

i don’t hate indigenous peoples, but i never learned to love them either

There is nothing scarier than the idea of hundreds of people suffering while millions of others don’t care. Happy Halloween. 😈😈😈 “I suggest: the cycle of indigenous oppression begins and ends not in the structural machineries of the state, but in the hearts of every Filipino who enters the classroom and hears nothing of the…

I’ll keep writing.

Poetry from last week. Late night inspirations: friends in love, moments with Mr. Phantom, social anxieties. In vague chronological order. i i stripped myself of all regrets and sterilized my life of guilt the world lacks the strength to hold me i am a ghost in my own city ii if you are a monster,…

TEDxUPM: Ideas worth sharing

Currently assimilating. I’ve got so many new ideas and points to consider for the future; we’ve got the world to change. Thank you @TEDxUPM for the opportunity to listen to such inspirational people! 😍😍😍 #TEDxUPM #TeamFlipTrip #ideasworthsharing Blog post: http://wp.me/p28hEi-18C A photo posted by Jari Monteagudo (@jarimonty) on Oct 17, 2015 at 4:35am PDT ….

a daily dose of nothing

Every couple of months, my personal life plunges into a state of economic crisis. I become entirely dependent on the state of my perpetually dwindling bank account, the goodwill of my generous friends, and the continued availability of my piggy bank funds. For one to two weeks I relearn life lessons on handling money the…

EatPoetry

I eat poetry for dinner. Third dinner, actually. “a politician is an arse upon which everyone has sat except a man” #eecummings #poetry #poem #calligraphy #lettering #relevant A photo posted by Jari Monteagudo (@jarimonty) on Sep 24, 2015 at 9:01am PDT xxx

Art Process: Lettering

Blog post: http://wp.me/p28hEi-17c • “Ang taong may damdamin ay hindi alipin.” #HeneralLuna #Lettering #Art #ArtProcess #Yawns A photo posted by Jari Monteagudo (@jarimonty) on Oct 3, 2015 at 9:51am PDT I recently learned the difference between typography, lettering and calligraphy. I tried to actively do some lettering (which involves drawing the words rather than just…

UNIT JARI

UNIT JARI | An exercise in existential theory and practical applications to model analysis The model is me. And I am reporting a malfunction caused by excessive smiling. Moral Support: Jeca J.  I. Introduction It’s entirely possible that I stopped maturing emotionally after a certain point in my childhood. Honestly, how do people live? Some…