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Chromatest Exhibition at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila

Chromatext Exhibition at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila

Editor, Ekphrastic Writings for the Filipino American Artist Directory (2016-Present). Coverage: “Exhibition to launch first directory of Fil-Am Artists” by Walter Ang, Inquirer, April 19, 2017

“Kommas: A Speculative Fiction,” h&, a journal of visual/concrete poetry curated by Ian Whistle, Sept. 9, 2016

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“Komma Mandala” from “Kommas: A Speculative Fiction”

“Excerpt from the Novelist’s Diary,” h&, a journal of visual/concrete poetry curated by Ian Whistle, June 13, 2016

“The Big Box Poetry Project,” April 2016, Curator Pamela Hart

“Mooring After Loss,” h&, a journal of visual/concrete poetry curated by Ian Whistle, April 8, 2016

“Great American Novel,” h&, a journal of visual/concrete poetry curated by Ian Whistle, March 13, 2016

“A Puneta Poetics: “Don’t Call Me Filipino” (“Chromatext Rebooted” at Philippine Cultural Center, Manila, Nov. 6, 2015-Jan. 17, 2016)

International Mail Art Exhibition in Serbia, Curator Dejan Bogojevic, 2015

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Exhibition Announcement: Dec.17. 2015, 19 H Club National Museum valjevo, Serbia

“Setting Up ‘Chromatext Rebooted'” by Alfred A. Yuson, The Philippine Star, Nov. 9, 2015

“Mortality Asemics (54D-F)” at Otoliths #38, Aug. 1, 2015, Editor Mark Young

“The Outsider’s Dilemma,” h&, a journal of visual/concrete poetry curated by Ian Whistle, July 10, 2015

“The Mortality Asemics,” Queen Mob’s Tea House, Misfits curated by Reb Livingston, May 26, 2015

A Mortality Asemic

A Mortality Asemic

“Mortality Asemics (1-3),” The New Post-literate: A Gallery of Asemic Writing curated by Michael Jacobson, May 6, 2015

“I Forgot Forgetting My Skin Was Ruin,” a visual poem at h&, a journal of visual/concrete poetry curated by Ian Whistle, April 22, 2015

“Chromatext Rebooted” by Alfred A. Yuson, The Philippine Star, April 13, 2015

“LINES OF SIGHT: Visual Art in Asian American Poetry,” THE MARGINS (Asian American Writers Workshop, New York, 2015), Guest Editor Michael Leong

BIBLIOTHECA INVISIBILIS, 2014. Conceptualizations of the invisible (e.g. the blank page, blank canvas, blank screen or blank book)

Entry,” a visual poem at Evening Will Come: A Monthly Journal of Poetics (Issue 33, September 2013)—Women of Visual Poetry Issue, Editor Jessica Smith

“Author Photo: Eileen Advises Achilles on Draughts With Ajax,” staged photograph (2011) featured as part of SILK EGG: Collected Novels (2009-2009) (Shearsman Books, U.K., 2011)

“hay(na)ku collage,” a collage reproduced in 1000 VIEWS OF GIRL SINGING, Editor John Bloomberg-Rissman (Leafe Press, Nottingham, U.K., 2009)

Poem-Sculpture / Text-Poem Collaborations with Nick Carbo” (2005+), qarrtsiluni, January 23, 2009

Global Warming” (collage, 2008) on cover of NOTA BENE EISWEIN (Ahadada Books, Tokyo & Toronto, 2009)

“LISTING POEM: TOWARDS THE NEW FILIPINO SOCIETY,” a visual poetry installation featured in “CHROMATEXT RELOADED,” an exhibition curated by Sid Hildawa, Jean Marie Syjuco and Alfred A. Yuson; sponsored by the Philippine Literary Arts Council; and held at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (Manila), 2007. An online summary is available at Our Own Voice. The project is also comprehensively described in THE LIGHT SANG AS IT LEFT YOUR EYES: Our Autobiography (Marsh Hawk Press, New York, 2007)

“THE CORPORATE CAT,” a visual narrative utilizing three sets of stickers chosen randomly from a store display and combined together. Featured in Otoliths as well as THE LIGHT SANG AS IT LEFT YOUR EYES: Our Autobiography (Marsh Hawk Press, New York, 2007)

“GRIDS,” a visual poem at Otoliths (October 2007), Ed. Mark Young

“A Feminist Can Make Achilles Heel,” a “photoem” (2006) for “FACING FEMINISM,” a project of The McKnight Foundation and Walker Art Center, curated by Annette Marie Hyder

“The Secret Lives of Punctuations,” a mixed-media postcard art that was exhibited at the 2006 INTERNATIONAL HAND MADE POSTCARD EXHIBITION curated by Suzlee Ibrahim and Nalur Seni at the Garden of Art, in collaboration with ARTPROJECT2006, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The project is comprehensively described in THE SECRET LIVES OF PUNCTUATIONS, VOL. I (xPress(ed), Espoo, Finland, 2006)

“Poems Form/From The Six Directions,” a multi-media visual art, performance and poetry project, was exhibited at the Sonoma Student Union Gallery, Sonoma State University  (March 2002) and Pusod Center Gallery, Berkeley CA (August-September, 2002). The “Poem Tree” Wedding Performance Happenings occurred during opening festivities at these galleries, as well as on August 23, 2002 at Locus Arts Events Performance Space (San Francisco) sponsored by the Alliance of Emerging Creative Artists, Locus and Interlope. Poets Natalie Conception, Barbara Jane Reyes and Amar Ravva played the brides during the “Eileen Tabios marries Mr/s Poetry” happenings. Some of the poem-sculptures were exhibited in “What’s in a Book? A Look at the Book Arts Scene,” New Langton Arts, San Francisco, Curator: Summi Kaipa (June 29, 2004). The Potrero Nuevo Fund provided a 2002 Grant that helped sponsor the Locus “Poem Tree” Happening. Articles about the “Six Directions” project were published in Creative Insight: Fine Arts and Poetry, Factorial, Interlope and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. The Six Directions poem “The Erotic Angel,” was published in Paolo Javier’s poetry collection, The Time At The End of This Writing (Ahadada Books, Toronto & Tokyo, 2004).   The Six Directions project is comprehensively described in I TAKE THEE, ENGLISH, FOR MY BELOVED (Marsh Hawk Press, New York, 2005); an online summary is also available at Our Own Voice

The poem “Mudra” was written for “Clit Chat,” a Bastos, Inc. Production presented at Bindlestiff Studios, San Francisco, February 14-16, 2002. “Mudra” was also part of a “Poetry Mobile Project” coordinated by Our Own Voice (OOV) and OOV Director Reme Grefalda for exhibit at a Book Fair at George Washington University (GWU). The GWU Fair was part of the “October Heritage Series 2004 Salute to Filipino Authors” sponsored by the Cultural Affairs Division of the Philippine Embassy, with assistance from OOV, held October 15-17, 2004 in Washington D.C.

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Hand-Made Mini-Books for Sit With Moi’s “Books on Chairs” Project (2013):
More information is available at the Sit With Moi blog. 

RECIPES: 3 POSTCARD POEMS by Amanda Laughtland, Edited by Eileen Tabios (Teeny Tiny – Ish Press, Seattle & St. Helena, 2013). Size: 3″ by 4.25”

MADE WITH LOVE by E.R. Tabios with book design by Susana Gardner (Meritage Press & Dusie, St. Helena/San Francisco & Switzerland, 2013). Size: 1 3/8″ x 1”

WAKE UP! by E.R. Tabios (Meritage Press, St. Helena and San Francisco, 2013). Size: 2″ x 1.75”

My First Book by E.R. Tabios (Meritage Press, St. Helena & San Francisco, 2013). Size: 2″ x 1.5”

ELEVATED LFTs by E.R. Tabios (Meritage Press, St. Helena and San Francisco, 2013). Size: 3″ x 2”

STRIKE JOY / JOY: A GLOBAL PRIORITY, Vol. III by E.R. Tabios (Meritage Press, St. Helena and San Francisco, 2013). Size: 2 2/8″ x 1.75

JOY: A GLOBAL PRIORITY, Vol. I by E.R. Tabios (Meritage Press, St. Helena and San Francisco, 2013). Size: 2.25″ x 2”

5 SKETCHES by Ed Baker, Edited by Eileen Tabios (Meritage Press, St. Helena and San Francisco, 2013). Size: 2″ x 2.75”

MAY JOY by E.R. Tabios (Meritage Press, St. Helena and San Francisco, 2013). Size: 1.75″ x 1.5”

SON LOVE ENCYCLOPEDIA by Michael P., Edited by Eileen Tabios (Meritage Press, St. Helena & San Francisco, 2013). Size: 2″ x 2”

“THE WHISPERS OF SHE WHO CALLED ME HERE …” by Leny M. Strobel. Edited by Eileen Tabios (Meritage Press, St. Helena & San Francisco, 2013). Size: 2.75″ x 2.75”

LAVENDER by Coi, Edited by Eileen Tabios (Meritage Press, San Francisco & St. Helena, 2013). Size: 2″ x 1.75”

L . by Genara Tilan, Edited by Eileen Tabios (Meritage Press, San Francisco & St. Helena, 2013). Size: 0.75″ x 0.75”

AGAIN2 by Joanne Kyger, Edited by Eileen Tabios (Meritage Press, St. Helena & San Francisco, 2013). Size: 3″ x 2”

A FISHY ? by E.R. Tabios (Meritage Press, San Francisco & St. Helena, 2013). Size: 2″ x 2”

NOTA BENE by E.R. Tabios (Meritage Press, San Francisco & St. Helena, 2013). Size: 2″ x 2.5”

SELECTED BOOK COVERS by Jukka-Pekka Kervinen, Edited by Eileen Tabios (Meritage Press / Espoo, Finland, 2013). Size: 2″ x 2.75”

LOVING DETAIL by Eleni Sikelanios, Edited by Eileen Tabios (Meritage Press, St. Helena & San Francisco, 2013). Size: 2″ x 2”

MISSING MOM, Vol. I by E.R. Tabios (Meritage Press, St. Helena & San Francisco, CA, 2013). Size: 1.5″ x 1.375”

MEMORY by Erin Virgil, Edited by Eileen Tabios (Meritage Press, St. Helena & San Francisco, 2013). Size: 2.75″ x 1.75”

WHAT REINDEER THINK by E.R. Tabios (Meritage Press, St. Helena and San Francisco, 2013). Size: 2″ x 2”

THE SECRET by E.R. Tabios (Meritage Press, St. Helena & San Francisco, 2013). Size: 2.5″ x 1.25”

POISONOUS BEAUTYSKULL LOLLIPOP by Juliet Cook, Edited by Eileen Tabios (Grey Book Press-ish, 2013). Size: 2″ x 2”

TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE by Fil Tabios, Edited by Eileen Tabios (Meritage Press, St. Helena and San Francisco, 2013). Size: 1.5″ x 1.75”

THE CALL OF THE BABAYLAN MANDALA by Perla Paredes Daly, Edited by Eileen Tabios (Meritage Press, San Francisco & St. Helena, 2013). Size: 2 5/6″ x 3 1/4”

THE LAST WORDS I COULD NOT SAY by Beatriz Tilan Tabios, Edited by Eileen Tabios (Meritage Press, San Francisco & St. Helena, 2013). Size: 1.75″ x 2”

GO/DIVA by E.R. Tabios (Meritage Press, San Francisco & St. Helena, 2013). Size: 1.75″” x 2”

IF A CACTUS BLOOMS by E.R. Tabios (Meritage Press, San Francisco & St. Helena, 2013). Size: 2″ x 2”

ALPHABET: Hay(na)ku Drawings with Poem For Rimbaud by Eileen R. Tabios (Meritage Press, San Francisco & St. Helena, 2007). Size: 1 5/6″ x 1 5/6”

NOTA BENE by Eileen R. Tabios (Meritage Press, San Francisco & St. Helena, 2006). Size: 1 3/4″ x 1 3/4”