I’ll be taking part of the Filipino American International Book Festival 10/18-20 @ 10:45am: Calligraphic Demonstration by Kristian Kabuay, artist and author inspired by baybayin, a pre-Hispanic
writing system. Kulintronica, music blending kulintang (traditional gong instruments from the Southern Philippines) and contemporary electronic dance music by Ron Quesada. Giovanni Ortega and Alleluia Panis accompany with dance movements. I’ll be talking and reading from my latest book “Sulat ng Kaluluwa”
Latino/Hispanic Community Meeting Room
12:30-1:30 Hot Off The Press: Multiple authors read expcerpts from their new publications.
M. Evelina Galang, Giovanni Ortega, Nieves Catahan Villamin, Marianne Villanueva, Kristian Kabuay
Joaquin Jay Gonzalez & Angelo Michael F. Merino. Moderator: Cecilia Manguerra Brainard
See pawainc.com/filbookfest/ for more info
I’m proud to announce the release of my 2nd book, Sulat ng Kaluluwa (Writing of the Soul) officially launching on October 11, 2013 at the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco, California, USA 6:30PM to 9PM. Here’s a link to the Facebook event.
Sulat ng Kaluluwa (Writing of the Soul) is the 2nd book by Ancient Philippine Calligraphy (Baybayin) Artist, Kristian Kabuay. The book features over 50 images of artwork and accompanying stories written by people from around the world. The concept was for each person to provide a word or name and write what it means to them. From the word and story, Kristian created the art.
The pre-sale with early bird pricing and specials is starting NOW at SulatngKaluluwa.com/buy that will lead you to the Kickstarter campaign.
The specials are as follows:
#1 $5 – eBook in PDF format (no crappy DRM)
#2 $13 – Early bird pricing for ebook + 1 book. Includes shipping to the USA. The book will retail for $14.99 starting October 11.
#3 $25 – eBook+ 1 book + a name or word in the Philippine script on 5×7 watercolor paper. Includes shipping to the USA.
#4 $50 – eBook + 1 book + a word or name in the Philippine script on 5×7 watercolor paper a + Baybayin snapback hat. Includes shipping to the USA.
Delivery will be late October