Sunday, July 22, 2007

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KATIPUNAN July 2007: Battle Bruises

Monuments are just as much bruises of a people battered by history as they are celebratory markers of momentous snippets in time. Through them arises an irony of celebrating past battles in a present not worth boasting about, as well as the choosing to celebrate certain moments while neglecting others.

The scene of a monument, and not just the monument itself, then becomes a battle for memory, significance, and tomorrow. This month, KATIPUNAN Travel visits two often overlooked shrines within the metro, and explores the role of monuments in society today amidst their interaction with the urgency of current evils.

"Of Pinaglabanan: The Muse of Sacrifice" by Martin Villanueva and Cindy Custodio.
"Simon de Anda's Lost Cause" by Isel Garcia and Justin Gatuslao.
"Built to Last" by Glee de Guzman.


Also in the issue:
Lance Chua on how Filipinos are truly affected by the peso appreciation boasted by Philippine government. / Sasha Martinez interviews Dean Alfar about Speculative Fiction. / Aga Dela Torre on preparations for upcoming typhoon season. / (Memoir)izing about smiles, solvent, and shit.

(KATIPUNAN is independently published by students of the Ateneo de Manila University. Can be bought (Php40) from staffers and editors around campus. Orders also taken here or at


Anonymous miss twiggy said...

i want one. ;p

11:59 PM  

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