Manila [July 2017]
Newly deployed working ticket vending machines (including single journey tickets) at the MRT.
Shaw Boulevard Station [July 2017]
“Good morning Manila”
“A floating AMERICA”
Photos and captions by artist Daisuke Takeya,
taken during his 2017 Manila artist-residency.
How straw hat to name a cross a
cross. Is there a manuscript?
My bereavement swells
at your breath,
the morning itself is at a loss.
The word ‘critical’ has been wanting
a piece of you,
its heart whispering of halts.
Published in the Sunday Times, April 2014.
Protest demonstration near the People Power Monument
opposing the burial of a late dictator in the Heroes Cemetery