Shoji Arts Blog

Land and Culture

January 18, 2021
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Our Body, the earth, is a sacred land. The biggest lesson that dawned on me in 2020 is the importance of connecting intimately with the land and culture of where one’s “from” (one’s “roots”), as well as connecting intimately with the land and culture of where one “is” (one’s inhabitance).

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5-Day Trek

December 8, 2020
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❝Do a diary or write down every detail, thought, feelings, etc. for your 5-day trek… for posterity.❞
—Dad, December 4, 2020

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Flowers for the Ancestors

October 2, 2020
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??❤️ This bouquet influenced my latest adoption of an anthirium houseplant for my home. My uncle, Tito Ding, brought these flowers to a family grave on Valentine’s Day while visiting our ancestors at Loyola Memorial Park and Manila Memorial Park in ?Metro Manila, Philippines. ??? Here is an homage to these ancestors. You’ll also see…

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