Category Archives for ARCHIVE PROJECT BETA

So Very Archival #2

I find two main journalists who covered the case–one from the Detroit Free Press & one from Ann Arbor News. In the Ann Arbor News articles, the tone of the reportage changes. My mother says that that reporter wasn’t a … Continue reading

11. August 2015 by Hason
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So Very Archival #1

This afternoon, I feel like an actual researcher. * It’s not like I haven’t dug through this archive before. I have. However, this time, there is not an immediate end in sight. * This archive is my inheritance: a blue … Continue reading

07. August 2015 by Hason
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PNAA Western Regional Conference 7/22

So, as I mentioned before, I was invited to Honolulu by the Philippine Nurses Association of America to give a talk about my mother’s case. Here are some notes I jotted down. I hope to return to them in some … Continue reading

06. August 2015 by Hason
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Public Lecture on Filipina Nurses WED 11/12 6:30PM @ San Diego Central Library!

05. November 2014 by Hason
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Leonora, archive of (Experiment #1) (2013)

2 min. | performance x audio + video DESCRIPTION  This is part of an ongoing series of performance experiments using interviews & archival objects. Framed by the FBI for murder in 1976, Leonora Perez performs & becomes the archive of … Continue reading

05. August 2014 by Hason
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para sa akin: autohistoria (2012)

4 min. | audio + video DESCRIPTION: In studying my mother’s history, I explore the trauma of state violence, ethnographic refusal & the poetics of memory. WRITER/ASSEMBLER/EDITOR: Jason Magabo Perez SAMPLES/CITATIONS/NOTES: 1. Leonora Perez, interview with artist/author, March 2009. 2. I Was … Continue reading

01. July 2014 by Hason
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Sympathies for Leonora & Filipina: Performing the Filipino American Archive [BETA]

  for Leonora Perez, for Filipina Narciso, for our families, for you/me/us   HISTORY IS MESSY FOR THE PEOPLE WHO MUST LIVE IT. – Michel-Rolph Trouillot, Silencing the Past (2005)     Sympathies for Leonora & Filipina: Performing the Filipino American … Continue reading

01. July 2014 by Hason
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Film Screening @ DBC x FilAmFest 10/5

history-making & experimental movie-watching = FilAmFest San Diego Saturday, October 5, 2013 11:00AM-6:00PM in the heart: Paradise Valley Road x Drive By Cinema (DBC) an experimental mobile cinema project of Pacific Arts Movement + Leonora, archive of a series of … Continue reading

05. October 2013 by Hason
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PREFATORY NOTES RE: U.S. V. NARCISO AND PEREZ (1977)

During the summer of 1975, 35 patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Ann Arbor Veterans Administration (VA) Hospital suffered breathing failures. Five patients died. Because of this unusually high number of incidents, and because of the fact … Continue reading

18. September 2013 by Hason
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leonora & epifanio: a love story

Based on interviews I had with my mother in 2009, this monologue/ scene is an excerpt from You Will Gonna Go Crazy.  LEONORA (to audience) When I arrive, America it’s too far It’s another world I was adjusting / Hindi maganda … Continue reading

16. September 2013 by Hason
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