In Witness to a Devouring Monster, three women speak: Ana, Xenia, and Magan. Graceful, strong, intelligent, these women reveal their life’s wisdom through colorful, visceral story-telling. The worlds in which they live shift from realistic to surreal, fantastic to secular. From modern society to a not-so distant dystopia.
Glimpses is a series of visual poems that challenge notions of intimacy and human connection. It is centered on appreciating the nuances of our every day relationships and learning to love those relationships wholly, good and bad.
This series is made in collaboration with Melissa Bala (Young Lola Stories)
I designed, styled, and shot this concept about finding beauty in the broken, and wholeness in the fracturing.
Kintsugi (金継ぎ, “golden joinery”), also known as kintsukuroi (金繕い, “golden repair”), is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery by mending the areas of breakage with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold.
I am a producer for the 4th generation of Raised Pinay, a benefit production highlighting the narratives of femme-identifying folks of Philippine descent.
Proceeds from the production go directly to [Roots of Health] to provide reproductive health services to communities in the Philippines.
I am also an alumnus of Raised Pinay’s 3rd generation.
"Renaissance Roxy," is a third-generation Filipina-American from New York City. Her hybrid storytelling style combines journalistic skill with elements of film, poetry, and photography. She strives to empower and uplift audiences by creating art out of the human experience.
Some days I wake up craving the quiet, looking forward to rest from the overstimulation of being a person with things to do in a city that requires you to always be doing.
Some days, like today, I get what I asked for. But rather than sit in that stillness I had sought after, I realize a restlessness eating away at me instead.
In Fall 2017, I began a 3-month journey where I interviewed local media personality, JenBKLYN, about her life as one of the few Asian-American women in the hip-hop and entertainment industry.
I directed and produced a mini-documentary out of this content and submitted to ConnectHer’s Girls Impact the World Film Festival. The project **won Best Film Production** in Spring 2018.
Assistant Director for J. Crew x NY Mag collaboration highlighting stories of change-makers creating a more inclusive future in their industries. This production won a Webby Award for the Fashion, Beauty, and Lifestyle category.
Edited 2 episodes of VP Records’ talk show, On The Riddim, sharing the latest trends and topics in Caribbean music and pop culture.
Assisted on-set for live events, including Pusha T’s Daytona and Amir Obe’s Chapter 2 release parties.
Assisted on set for 10 episodes of visual podcast, Easily Offended. Tasks included social media management, livestreaming, equipment set-up, sound recording, and camera work.
Interviewed key guests and worked alongside DP for coverage of the event.