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I am a foreign born Filipinx immigrant whose life work centers on decolonial art activism through a research-to-movement performance practice. I dance to be in community, to educate, to heal, to affirm liberation, and connect the Filipino diaspora to the motherland and the greater Global South. 

Email:  malayaworks@gmail.com

October 2023

KAPWA exhibit at Da Vinci Art Alliance 

Collaboration with Neill Catangay

Sept 20-25

Multicultural Education for Counseling for the Arts

Lumikha Artist Showcase by Unipro Texas

July 2023

Dunham Teacher Certification

July 9, 2023

Panublion Museum

Field to Performance research with Prof. Emrita Dr. Alicia Magos, Dr. Christine Muyco, Ana Castor and Rennel Levilla

Roxas City, Philippines

June 15, 2023

Mga tsismosa

National Center for Choreography 

Akron, Ohio

June 3, 2023

Tabo and a Wash Rag

JUNE  2023

collaboration with Brandon Aquino-Straus, Marcel Santiago Marcelino, Nikolai McKenzie

Painted Bride

May 7

Sinawali

In celebration of AAPI month

Barnes Foundation and then MAPfund

December 3 , 2022

Tagong Yaman (Hidden Treasures)

Painted Bride

Supported by the MAPfund

November 29, 2022

Studies Project Decolonial Embodyments

Movement Research

New York

 

November 13, 2022

Dance Studies Association

Dancing Resilience

Dance on Film Screening

Vancouver, Canada

October 20, 2022

Filipina/x-American Futures: Urging the Horizon

Supported by Asian American Arts Alliance

Sept 23, 2022

AniMalayaWorks with Bearded Ladies Cabaret

The late Night Snack

Fringe Festiva

In-progress: Primx

with Marcel Santiago Marcelino 

Chimac (home of Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers)

May 6, 2022

January 31, 2022

AniMalayaWorks at Movement Research at Judson Theater

MECA HOUSTON Residency

April12-17 2022

NANAY

Judson Dance Theater

December 19 2021

NANAY

Philadelphia Fringe Festival

Sept 17, 19, 19

6:30-7:45

Bartram's Garden

https://www.bartramsgarden.org/event/nanay/2021-09-19

December 14

Facing Change: Race as Social Construct ( Panel Discussion )

Monday, December 14, 6 – 7:30pm

https://www.barnesfoundation.org/whats-on/talks/facing-change

November 24

Open Movement Research

6-8 PM

November 14

BAAD! Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance 

BlakTinX Dance

Sat. November 14th, 8pm

November 13

Global Ramayana, 6 Pm (FB, VIRTUAL)

October 25-26

Patawili Celebrates Filipino American History Month 

Patawili with a Kuratsa Folk Dance
October 25,  3pm EST
Registration:
https://us02web.zoom.us/.../tZUrfuyopzgpEty29b2ShMUdvZ8WV...


Asian American Initiative celebrates Filipinx American History Month!

October 26 7-9 EST

https://asianartsinitiative.org/.../asian-american-artist...

October 15, 2020

Delaware Contemporary Museum 

 

March 16, 2020
Movement Research at Judson

 

 

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anuary 18

UPENN ( TBA )
Lunar New Year Celebration

 

 

December 6,7 2019

De(scribing) Maharlika @ Swarthmore University   4:30 pm Friday; 8 PM Saturday

 

November 14, 2019

Patawili Films: Parang Drunk History (a retelling of the historical narrative that Magellan circumnavigated the world and discovered the Philippines; honoring the chief that led the battle against Magellan, Lapu-Lapu ). De(scribing) Maharlika film, a film honoring and naming the indigenous tribes of the Philippines -- Philadelphia Asian American Festival @ Flesher Art Memorial, 8 PM

 

 

 

October 21,23 2019 @ Asian Arts Initiative, 7 PM

Patawili: a Sunday dinner and multi-disciplinary immersive dance theater experience on Filipino-American stories culminating an Asian Arts Initiative and Philadelphia Asian Performing Artists Residency project. This worked involved visual and conceptual installations and a story of an ancient Filipinx mythological character, Bighari, the goddess of the rainbow.  

 

 

Oct.5, 2019

Taga-blog: a site specific work designed to go with Isaac Witkin’s  sculptural piece “The Bathers”, commemorating Outlet Dance Project’s 15th Annual Festival for Grounds for Sculpture


 

September 21, 2019

Sunset CypHER for Bartams’ Garden: part of Philadelphia Fringe, a site specific performance centered on ancient mythological stories ending with a dance and drum cypher for the community 

 

 

August 18, 2019

Oval + Summer season: Solo Site Specific work performed at the Philadelphia Oval as part of the Fairmont Parks and Conservancy’s Oval + Summer season  

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