The Voice Travels in Language: The Book Release of like a solid to a shadow

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the release of like a solid to a shadow by Janice Lobo Sapigao. This event engaged the audience on as many levels as the book itself, weaving together multiple shrines, a participatory installation by Kimberley Acebo Arteche, a reading by Andrea Marina, music by Paolo Espiritu, and a stunning  performance by Janice Lobo Sapigao that combined a reading with video projection, a tape recording of her father speaking in Ilokano, and communal sharing of Filipino food. Each of these performances critiqued, mourned, and resisted the historical and present violence and erasure directed at immigrants and indigenous peoples.

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