Profiles

A brown hand holding up the black and white zine in front of a leafy green hedge. The cover of the zine features falling leaves and the title, "isang mahal."

January 5, 2022


We're wishing you a happy new year with our first micro-press effort: A 16-page zine featuring written and illustrated works, including the first print reproductions of our 2021 profiles on Trinidad Escobar and Laneha House founders Lawrence Lindell and Breena Nuñez!

Grayscale photo of Filipinx American Trinidad Escobar drawing at her desk, surrounded by art work and books.

By Christine Pasalo Norland

October 27, 2021


How artist and educator Trinidad Escobar practices visual and oral storytelling to (re)connect with Filipinx traditions and build community within the culture and beyond.

PHOTO COURTESY OF TRINIDAD ESCOBAR.

Filipina American fine artist Mary Jhun reviewing a painting from the exhibit.

By Christine Pasalo Norland

September 28, 2021


Filipina American surrealist Mary Jhun exhibits new works at the Thumpbrint Gallery in La Jolla, California, during October.

PHOTO COURTESY OF MARY JHUN.

Illustrations of Breena Nuñez Laneha and Lawrence Lindell Laneha flanking their small press mascot, House.

By Christine Pasalo Norland

September 20, 2021


Cartoonists Breena Nuñez and Lawrence Lindell discuss healing by way of their new animated series, comics, and coffee.

ILLUSTRATION COURTESY OF LANEHA HOUSE.

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