Chia Amisola

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Information


Towards a world where creation is synonymous with liberation

Internet & ambient artist, designer
an internet's love, labor, & liberation

Further information & CV

Contact


hotemogirlfriend@gmail.com
Are.na, Twitter, Instagram
Itch.io, YouTube

Internet Ambient


Performing the browser, hypertext as performance, playing my synths
Selected Performances
Screen Walk
Performance at Southern Exposure

Interests


The Philippines, territory, infrastructure
Devotion, proximity, intimacy
Ambience, sound, duration

Medium

Internet ecologies, territories, and infrastructuralk intimacies


(Websites, hypertext, performance, games, archives, tools)

When We Love

A dating sim where you date everything. An expansive world of digital intimacy, proximities, and abundance offline and online.

KAKAKOMPYUTER MO YAN!

Curating and commissioning an exhibition on Filipino internet culture & networking histories.

2024 (Upcoming)

Exhibition

Computer Dream Angel Girl Saint (Himala)

Durational desktop performances adapting the Rosary and its mysteries into a 6-12 hour long performance.

WIP

Chias.blog

My personal blog.

Philippine Internet Archive

Ang kasaysayan ng internet ay ang kasaysayan ng tao. A live archive of Filipino internet history.

Developh

A community of practice towards softer & critical technologies in the Philippines.

engine.lol

A gamemaker for tiny browser-based collage worlds, where the tool is a game in itself.

CV

Here you go!

Developh Dry Season

Curating programming nurturing critical and poetic technologies in the Philippines.

2024

Programming

Upcoming

NO SOLICITING

An online space for website-specific screenings, performance, and releases.

2024 (Upcoming)

Performance Space

Computer Dream Angel Girl Saint, Preview

On girl-saints, gods, gazing, and glitches. Tracing Marian apparitions, Himala, feminine technologies, and the nature of truth.

June 19 2024 (Upcoming)

Performance & Talk

Art & Code Talk

On third-world internet culture, exploitation, and hacking ourselves into visibility. With the NEW INC Art & Code track.

June 6 2024 (Upcoming)

Talk

KAKAKARAOKE MO YAN...

Artist walkthrough & karaoke night for KMY — help me drink beer and snack to leave around the spac!

June 9

Karaoke Party

2024

KAKA-KOMPYUTER MO YAN! at DEMO2024

Showing an internet art collaboration with more than twenty Filipino artists at 161 Water Street.

June 5–20

Exhibition

Himala

On an upcoming piece on miracles, marian apparitions, divine images, truth, media, girls, saints, and transcendence.

May 2024

Preview

Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia

no idea how i made it in

May 2024

Press

I Love Everything

New website for projects

May 2024

Personal Website

All The Birds With One Stone

Moments before a brief extinction event.

May 2024

Short Game

Living Room Light Exchange

Previewing a new piece & practice on the rosary as infrastructure; and the delusions of the divine.

May 10 2024

Gathering

Computer Ambiences (Workshop-Performance)

Turning computers into flowers, clouds, and stones in a communal making of sights & sounds on sites.

May 2024

Gathering

Bahay na Rosas (Narutomaki)

10 min HTML-only short on cuteness, violence, the Japanese occupation of Manila, and the erasure of the Bahay na Pula.

April 2024

Short HTML Film

𝐼 𝑀𝒾𝓈𝓈 𝐸𝓋𝑒𝓇𝓎 𝒮𝑜𝓊𝓃𝒹 𝐼'𝓋𝑒 𝐸𝓋𝑒𝓇 𝐻𝑒𝒶𝓇𝒹, 𝒟𝑜𝑒𝓈 𝒜𝓃𝓎𝑜𝓃𝑒 𝐹𝑒𝑒𝓁 𝒯𝒽𝑒 𝒮𝒶𝓂𝑒?

Assembled out of new/old/unfinished pieces: a story about two boys, their bodies, and sound as the medium of memory... 16:16

April 2024

Sound/Video

caught in pointers release party

Playing an ambient web / sound piece for Andrew CS' caught in pointers release party. April 6/7.

April 2024

Gathering

Networked Worlds Memo

'WHEN WE LOVE' in the Networked Worlds Memo by co-matter & WeTransfer.

March 2024

Text/Graphic

A Bedroom (A Reading)

Net-Print-Net performance of A Bedroom in Las Piñas on intertextual intimacies and hypertext futures at Kernel's launch.

March 2024

Web Performance

A Bedroom (A Print)

Net-Print adaptation of A Bedroom in Las Piñas as a choose-your-own-adventure interspersed through Kernel's Luck issue.

March 2024

Print Hypertext

HTMLfest performance

An outdoor performance-reading celebrating the launch of Last Seen Online.

March 2024

Performance

୭ 🧷 ✧ ˚. ᵎᵎ 🎀 Generator

I LOVE MY HYPERTEXT :: do you believe in blogging? :: CLICK to be wanted! CLICK to be desired!

March 2024

Generative (WIP)

Outland Art Feature

A conversation with Wade on some of my games work.

March 2024

Press

Liturgy of the Archipelago

A conversation on archipelagos, memory, and institutions written by Sharmini Aphrodite. (Thank you, Sharmini & Feelers!)

March 2024

Article

Domain Naming

An essay-site on domain naming exploring language, territory, control, identity, and imperialism as it relates to the handmade web.

2024

Essay

Naive Yearly x Are.na

Adaptations of talks from the inaugural Naive Yearly conference last August 2023.

2024

Essay

A Cyberarchaeology of Checkpoints

Ruby Justice Thelot's 'A Cyberarchaeology of Checkpoints' at Gray Area, in conversation. 6:00PM 2.21.

Feb 2024

Gathering

The Sound of Love

Collecting stories of love, loss, and longing, now with 500+ comments and a new interface.

Feb 2024

Website

Website Looking Into Itself

Feb 2024

Website

Guest Lecture, HTTPoetics @ School for Poetic Computation

Feb 2024

Lecture

Ambient Reading / Playing / Writing / Scoring

A premiere of 'A Bedroom in Las Piñas' on the Screen Walks Twitch. (Fotomuseum Winterthur and The Photographers’ Gallery London).

Jan 2024

Performance

Conversation, Outland Art's GAMES issue

Speaking on games and net art for Outland Art. (Thank you, Wade!)

Jan 2024

Conversation

Guest Lecture, Synthesis @ VCU

A remote guest lecture for seniors at VCU. (Thank you, Herdimas!)

Jan 2024

Lecture

A Bedroom in Las Piñas (Color Update)

A point-and-click escapist room consisting of vignettes from Manila.

Jan 2024

Game

Pitch Syntax issue_02: Dark Web

Due January 26. I'm doing editorial for web/interactive pieces.

Jan 2024

Pitch

chi.itch.io

Uploading and redesigning some game pages on itch.io!

Jan 2024

Games

It's Nice That Feature

I am an incoming visual trend! Words by Liz Gorny and Lucy Bourton.

Jan 2024

Press

Temporary Performance Assembly Documentation

The artist is dreaming...

Jan 2024

Documentation

(selected) works, 2023

Index and recap of the past year of making.

Jan 2024

Recap

and__hearts on Global Weirding, Sutro FM

A glitch + ambient mix for Global Weirding on Sutro FM. (58:00)

Jan 2024

Mix

e-v-e-r-y-w-h-e-r-e.com

A real-time, long-term hypertext story on a forum at the beginning / end of the internet.

Jan 2024—

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2023

A Bedroom in Las Piñas

A point-and-click escapist room consisting of vignettes from Manila.

Dec 2023

Game

Landscapes

Series of HTML Landscapes published in Syntax Magazine.

Dec 2023

Publication

୧ ‧₊˚ 🎐 ⋅୧ ‧₊˚ 🎐 ⋅⋆。°•☁️

63 YouTube embeds (color, silent). iFrame Landscape.

Dec 2023

Website

⋆𓆟⋆。˚🎣𓆝 𓆟 ⋆⭒𓆟⋆。˚𖦹𓆜✩⋆𓆞🎐⋆𓆟

42 YouTube embeds (color, silent). Shown at Gray Area. iFrame Landscape.

Dec 2023

Website

⋆。 ゚☁︎。 ⋆。 ゚☀︎。 ⋆。 ゚☁️⋅♡𓂃

100 YouTube embeds (color, silent). iFrame Landscape.

Dec 2023

Website

Syntax Mag Launch Party

Release at the Living Gallery for a magazine about the internet & culture. Dec 15, 2023.

2023

Gathering

All I Love, THING+1

Stream Chia as they create and uncreate a world. With thing.tube for THING+1.

2023

Performance

We Are Only Dreaming, Screen Walk

A desktop performance summoning popups and feedback loops for Screen Walks (Fotomuseum Winterthur and The Photographers’ Gallery London). Dec 13, 2023.

2023

Performance

Exhibition at Gray Area

Fish, femininity, and folding & unfolding of the browser. Dec 13–14, 2023.

2023

Installation

Syntax Mag

Creative direction, design, & development for a magazine about culture and the internet.

2023

Publication

A Compression of Life in Boxes

A story of memory and erasure composed entirely of iFrames. Transient videos, images, links, and sounds disconnect & decay.

Dec 2023—

Net Art (Unreleased)

stroll

A short stroll.

Dec 2023

engine.lol game

engine.lol 2.0

A gamemaker for tiny browser-based collage worlds, where the tool is a game in itself.

Dec 2023

Tool

engine.lol 2.0

A gamemaker for tiny browser-based collage worlds, where the tool is a game in itself.

Dec 2023

Tool

Crucifixion

On the third hour, Jesus was crucified.

Nov 2023

Net Art (Unreleased)

Runtime as Ritual as Religion (as Repetition)

A remote performance, a revelation, a repeating.

Nov 2023

Performance

Escolta Memory Box

Installation for Friends of Friends + Hola, Escolta's block party.

Nov 2023

Web

Temporary Performance Assembly

Performing at Southern Exposure as part of its annaul juried art program. November 18th, 6–9PM.

Nov 18 2023

Performance

Guest Lecture, Teaching as Social Practice

A remote guest lecture for Teaching as Social Practice. (Thank you, Kameelah!)

Nov 2023

Lecture

Can two things ever really touch or can we only fall apart?

Nov 2023

Net Art

Website as subject

The website is a cathedral, monument, vessel, home. A dual exhibition with yehwan song. 11.9–11.25

Nov 2023

Exhibition

All watched over by machines of loving grace

Group exhibition on love, humans, machines, and harmony. Curated by Gladys Lou for InterAccess. 11.8–12.9

Nov 2023

Exhibition

Gray Area Artist Salon

A 10-minute performative lecture & presentation on my practice. Gray Area, San Francisco. Nov 8.

Nov 8 2023

Talk

GAME / CHAT / SHOP

An endless loop of ends in a small compshop. Where does the game end? Where do we begin?

Nov 2023

Game

Runway Journal Issue #47 Launch

An endless loop of ends in a small compshop. Launch of a new game with Runway Journal at ACMI in Naarm/Melbourne, Australia. Nov 4, 2023.

Nov 2023

Launch

Internet Ambient Postcards & Prints

Some ephemera distributed at the Index Space performance!

Oct 2023

Performance

If you knew me would you love me?

An internet ambient performance in San Francisco, California. Hosted by Index Space at Studio 45.

Oct 26 2023

Performance

Guest Lecture, Into to Creative Web Design

An in-person guest lecture at USC... a short daytrip to LA. :) (Thank you, Q!)

Oct 2023

Lecture

Guest Lecture, Digital Design at Parsons

An in-person guest lecture for a club at Parsons. (Thank you, Graeme.)

Oct 2023

Lecture

Guest Lecture, Escape the Algorithm

An in-person guest lecture and crit at the Escape the Algorithm class at the University of Pennsylvania. (Thank you, Elan.)

Oct 2023

Lecture

Gray Area: Plural Prototypes

Work that embodies the decentralized web for this year's Gray Area Festival.

Oct 19 2023

Exhibition

Martial Law Index

The Martial Law Index is a curation of resources and materials concerning the Dictator Ferdinand Marcos' rule and the 1972—1981 martial law period.

Oct 2023

Archive

Bantayog ng mga Bayani

Ang Bantayog on the Bantayog ng mga Bayani's website. (Thank you Karl Ramirez & May Rodriguez.)

Oct 2023

Press

‘Ang Bantayog’ writeup

On Chias.blog

Sep 2023

Release Notes

‘Ang Bantayog’ website hopes to rethink how we remember Martial Law, Rappler

"Dwelling on the web itself means continuously losing access to one’s own past."

Sep 2023

Press

Ang Bantayog

"The Monument" can never be a true memorial. A recollection for the victims of the Martial Law regime.

Sep 2023

Website

Meet NEW INC's 2023-24 Art & Code Track Members

Rhizome

Sep 2023

Press

NEW INC Art & Code

at the ✨ intersection of art & technology ✨

Sep 2023

Press

chias.website

A new garden

Sep 2023

Website

chias.world

Investigations on the site of the web(site) and tending on the internet. For Welcome to my Homepage...

July–Aug 2023

Residency

On domain naming

Naming as placemaking through the domain name's in identity, territorialization, & colonialism.

Aug 2023

Research

Internet Ambient at 98B COLLABoratory

(Escolta, Philippines)

Aug 2023

Performance

Internet Ambient at Keepers

(Makati, Philippines)

Aug 2023

Performance

Måske er internettet ikke helt ad HTML til?, Atlas Mag

I get roasted but also sound very political on a Danish publication

Aug 2023

Press

Pacification, CD Graphic

Aug 2023

Graphic

Pacification, NTS Supporter Radio

Indie rock & ambient selection for NTS 'On The Road'

Aug 2023

Mix

If you knew me would you love me?

The browser as performance, a performance of the browser at panke.gallery (Berlin, Germany)

Aug 2023

Performance

Space10 Summer Gathering DJ Set

A born-internet DJ set for Naive Yearly x Space 10's afterparty. With Kurt Kolev.

Aug 2023

Audio

Naive Yearly

Speaking on naming/domain names, territorialization, colonialism, and space (Copenhagen, Denmark)

Aug 2023

Talk

FWBFest Scholar

Heading to the woods of southern California with my friends with benefits and Charli XCX

Aug 2023

Gathering

Internet Ambient Tour

A tour poster for my single-entry, very short Europe Summer Tour

August 2023

Tour

Welcome to My Homepage Residency

Exploring techno-optimism and the possibilities of love online with the Museum of Human Achievement.

July 2023

Residency

Causal Islands Podcast

Recapping the inaugural Causal Islands conference!

July 2023

Podcast

A Website Can Be A Poem (A Poem Can Be A Website)

An interview with Anna of Usurpator Mag on placemaking, internet structures, attending...

July 2023

Podcast / Interview

The Sound of Love Books

Selling two 128-page artist books + postcards leftover from the Sound of Love's anniversary!

July 2023

Goods

98B ESC Residency

Exploring spatial negotiations and internet history with 98B COLLABoratory.

July 2023

Residency

The web is a place where people gathered

A conversation with Elan Kiderman Ullendorff on archival and self-preservation

July 2023

Interview

Why aren't there more websites about love?

A conversation with Elan Kiderman Ullendorff on love as making

June 2023

Interview

&bient

A two hour ambient mix for Manila Community Radio.

June 2023

Mix

&bient graphics

A tiny website

June 2023

Graphic

Reading a Poetic Web

An emergent performance at the DWeb Camp

June 2023

Gathering

DWeb Camp Fellow

Heading to the woods of northern California to explore the internet

June 2023

Gathering

Prototyping @ Figma's Config

Speaking with my team on everything prototyping at Figma's Config.

June 2023

Talk

CYBERFEMINISM INDEX

Gathering around Mindy Seu's anti-canon at the Lab on 6/17 with Mindy Seu, Viv Qiu, Victoria Shen, and Molly Turner.

June 2023

Gathering

Sheet Sites Tutorial

A recorded walkthrough of the Sheet Sites workshop.

June 2023

Tutorial

Sheet Sites

Learn how to make websites from spreadsheets with me, inspired by SFPC's Solidarity Infrastructures.

June 2023

Workshop

All I Love

A naming of a world

June 2023

Website

Citations

(Inexhaustive)

June 2023

Index

html.energy SF

Imbued with HTML Energy, make WWWs (websites) with us at Alamo Square Park on June 3rd.

June 2023

Gathering

Developh Websites

New identities (again) for Developh, Kakakompyuter Mo Yan, and the Philippine Internet Archive.

May 2023

Website

KAKAKOMPYUTER MO YAN! Open Call

Due July 1st, send us your work!

May 2023

Open Call

Inspect Elements

A reading with contributors of the HTML Review, performing 'Concrete Form'.

May 2023

Reading

Sound Room

A small multiplayer sound tool tucked inside the Ambient Institute.

May 2023

Sound Website

engine.lol text

A mobile-friendly, text-only edition of engine.lol. (Initial release)

May 2023

engine.lol variant

chia.pics, may 2023

A small update...

May 2023

Pics

WordHack @ Wonderville

Performing at WordHack on May 18th at Wonderville, Brooklyn.

May 2023

Performance

Now playing

Lucy Liyou's Dog Dreams and the Boiler Room x Manila Community Radio sets

Spotify, Soundcloud

Ina

May 2023

engine.lol game

Online publications bridging poetry & code, Frieze

Alongside friends, peers, influences, & mentors on an article highlighting the HTML Review, Crawlspace, & others.

May 2023

Press

Developh 2023 Website

Small identities for the ever-evolving community of critical practice & technology.

May 2023

Website

Soft Narratives

Softer networks. panke.gallery + KUNSTSURFER, Berlin + Online.

May 2023

Exhibition

Swords and Kisses

Online exhibition at Der Vierte Raum, designed + developed + curated by Yifan He.

Apr 2023

Exhibition

Now Play This Conversation

A conversation on love online and We Are Only Moving Towards Each Other

Apr 2023

Conversation

Figma Early Career Week

Speaking with other Figma new grad designers!

Apr 2023

Talk

Creation Myths of Computing Site

Speaking at Causal Islands on narrative, power, authorship, and faith. 4.26.

Apr 2023

Talk

Creation Myths of Computing

Speaking at Causal Islands on narrative, power, authorship, and faith. 4.26.

Apr 2023

Talk

SFPC Meet the Participants

Meet me

Apr 2023

Meeting

Sari Sari Sari Sari

A folk index of manually curated sari-sari stores across the Philippines.

Apr 2023

Website

ANTEFLING 2023

With Alice Longyu Gao, Tony Velour, Geese, and Qween Kong.

Apr 2023

Website

Bisita (2023)

A revisitation of Bisita, a browser-based tour originally made in 2021.

Apr 2023

Website

Now Play This

Exhibiting at a festival celebrating experimental game design and love. Somerset House (London), 4.1-9.

Apr 2023

Exhibit

Concrete Form

An interactive form poem epic and study of identity, repetition, naming. For The HTML Review's Sping 2023 issue.

Apr 2023

Website

Dream

To gather all the people I love in one place and build an internet that might be that place

Snake in Figma

Happy April Fun Day

Apr 2023

Product

Rainy Day

Open your umbrella...

Mar 2023

Website

Sticky Scrolling in Figma

Yahoo!

Mar 2023

Product

Sights & Sounds

For Common Discourse

Mar 2023

Interview

Chat room for gamers & more

A panel on fictions and games for Swords and Kisses

Mar 2023

Panel

Ambient Sites & Sights

A workshop for the Processing Creative Coding Festival

Mar 2023

Workshop

Website Still Life

Golden Gate Park Tulips

Mar 2023

Website

Swords and Kisses

On queer/trans/diasporic visions of fantas & worlding. Staffordshire St (London), 3.23-26.

Mar 2023

Exhibit

Las historias íntimas que esconden los comentarios de YouTube, El País

Interviewed for my love of YouTube comments and thesoundof.love on El País.

Mar 2023

Press

Cloudwatch

Cloud in bio

Mar 2023

Website

Let me mentor you

A mentorship offer to Filipino students

Mar 2023

Offer

From Jack to Juke Flyer

An event hosted by Lonnie Taylor. For Sutro.FM.

Feb 2023

Poster

Videos v2

My first big feature release at Figma!

Feb 2023

Product

Ambient at Koffee

A rainy evening ambient show played with Hailey on 2.17.

Feb 2023

Manifesto

Guest Lecture at Software for People

Interactive Design and the Internet at Yale. Thank you Rosa ♡

Feb 2023

Talk

Manifesto for (Web)Site-Specific Art

Positing websites as worlds, and we as worldmakers.

Feb 2023

Manifesto

UK Rave Comments

128 pages of 5.5x5.5" spiral-bound comments left on Jungle, Acid, DNB YouTube videos.

Feb 2023

Zine

The Sound of Love

128 pages of 5.5x5.5" spiral-bound comments left on assorted YouTube videos.

Feb 2023

Zine

The Promise of Technology is the Promise of People

Jan 2023

Text

BAD INTERNET

An online gallery for browser-based work on an unreliable server, making form of the worst of the web.

Jan 2023

Gallery (Coming Soon)

Cloudwatching

A gathering and naming at day as the clouds roll on by. A small social network.

Jan 2023

Alt Social Network

We are only moving towards each other

A dream sequence. A concrete browser poem. 15,000 words.

Jan 2023

Net Art

If I sow all my words, who will reap them?

A slow and seedy social network.

Jan 2023

Website

Developh Library

Curating texts on critical tech for the Philippines. Donate books!

Jan 2023

Library

YouTube

I just upload websites.

Jan 2023

Social Media

chias.website

A new Chia center.

Jan 2023

Website

Stargazing

We are all under the same stars at night.
Part of when we love.

Jan 2023

Alt Social Network

2022

chia.pics wrapped

April — December (-ish)

Dec 2022

Website

chia.pics vol 1

A collection. 6x4 spiral bound

Dec 2022

Zine

smiley

A tiny emoticon game. =)

Dec 2022

Website

I love it when you (auto)

love me too

Dec 2022

Website

Tender Websites

Dec 2022

Website (WIP)

a (length) hike

Part of when we love.

Dec 2022

Net Art (Upcoming)

when we love

A browser-based dating sim.

Dec 2022

Net Art (WIP)

OFFLINE/ONLINE

An autobiographical website

Dec 2022

Net Art (Upcoming)

autocomplete

Being a teenage girl is impossible

Dec 2022

Website (WIP)

engine.lol alpha 1.2

Featuring publishing, titles, effects, new layout, and new sounds.

Dec 2022

Tool

engine.lol mobile

Dec 2022

Tool

Holiday Domain Gift Guide

Dec 2022

Writing

There is an internet that is mine and I would like you to live in it with me

Dec 2022

Writing

When I blog about love

From posts over the years.

Dec 2022

Video

naming ambient art

Dec 2022

Writing

Philippine Design Library

Texts on the Filipino design vernacular

Dec 2022

Curation

Philippine Design Redesign

On the identity of the Filipino designer. With Lite mode!

Dec 2022

Website

Write Yourself In

A blog about blogging.

Dec 2022

Workshop

Things to think about when blogging

Dec 2022

Prompts

Developh

A renewal of the Developh website & mission.

Nov 2022

Website, Manifesto

Turning YouTube Comments Into Art, New Yorker

Feature on thesoundof.love

Nov 2022

Press

Please Ignore Us

An invitation to listen to ambient music at Gather East Rock—while ignoring the performers

Nov 2022

Ambient Performance

Please Ignore Us (Audio)

Norns + cassette + field recordings + voice memo samples from conversations in New Haven

Nov 2022

Ambient

Forum Forum

A forum for posting.

Nov 2022

Forum

Maybe Radio

A radio.

Oct 2022

Radio

UK Rave Comments

128 page wirebound zine of comments from acid, jungle, d&b videos. Pre-order now.

Oct 2022

Zine

Me & Abortionism

32 page zine on the underground market of Philippine abortion forums, reworked. Pre-order now.

Oct 2022

Zine

An Idea Generator (For A Website)

Workshop for Developh and full class site with exercises, resources, and more

Oct 2022

Workshop

Making a Poetic Web(site)

Workshop for Developh and full class site with exercises, resources, and more

Oct 2022

Workshop

A Machine Helps Me Write A Poem About Fire

Published with the Yale Literary Magazine, Vol 35 Ed 2

Oct 2022

Poetry

Elegy

Short confessionals on technology and ritual

Oct 2022

Newsletter Stories

Things I want to do

Particularly ones you can help me with

Oct 2022

Blog

On Ceilings

A life update

Oct 2022

Blog

Figma

I started designing Prototyping at Figma

Sep 2022

Work

Moved to San Francisco

Sep 2022

Life Event

dontlistentoth.is

A party series at Yale

Sep 2022

Event

MILK.PLACE POSTERS

A couple dozen new posters for MILK.PLACE.

Sep 2022

Posters

MILK.PLACE

Dozens of prints of media from my walls to yours. Online store coming soon

Sep 2022

Store

Bluish Live at College Street Music Hall (Full)

makes me so crazy though i can't say why

Aug 2022

Recording

Ambient Radio Test

Aug 2022

Audio (with Maybe)

Yale Fur Fest

Aug 2022

Poster

WW(W)

Website Website (Website)

Aug 2022

WIP

Everything Perfect Is Already Here

Aug 2022

Poster

220814_010 Night Sounds.WAV

A chorus of insects, back against a dock.

Aug 2022

Field Recording

maybe.press

A Label focusing on small releases of experimental sound, art, & gathering

Aug 2022

Community

Cloudwatching Log 3

Aug 2022

Graphic

chia.neocities.org

A Directory

Aug 2022

Website

philippine.design

Launching a design research initiative

Aug 2022

Research

ambient 4 graveyards

Aug 2022

Mix

my 39 minute piss

An ambient mix done in my bathroom

Aug 2022

Mix

Philippine Cassette Archive

Preserving Pinoy tape culture, archival by me

Aug 2022

Website Archive

Cloudwatching Log 2

July 2022

Graphic

Cloudwatching Log 1

July 2022

Graphic

How DIY Archiving Disrupts Information Disorder

Philippine Collegian

Jun 2022

Press

Sudler Prize

Yale University

May 2022

Press

I graduated from Yale

Yay

May 2022

Life Event

Martial Law Index

DIY archival in response to the Marcos regime's censorship, archival by me

May 2022

Website

chia.pics

A (mostly) digicam collection of personal photos

May 2022

Website

West Haven Waves 220520_0085.wav

Water laps across rocks, tides come and go.

May 2022

Field Recording

5-21-2022

A day in West Haven.

May 2022

Video Log

/)/) ( . .) ( づ i ♡ websites

I love it when you (slider)

love me too

May 2022

Website

engine.lol

A gamemaker that's a game in itself; a browser-based tiny tool to make and publish grid-like collage stories. My Yale undergraduate thesis advised by Rosa McElheny.

Apr 2022

Tool

The (Partial) Encyclopedia and Travelogue to Etherest

Paracosm shit

Apr 2022

Artists' Book

Cloudy.Country

Emailing you pics of clouds. On temporary hiatus!

Apr 2022

Newsletter

Blind Faith

Apr 2022

Game

me and engine

Apr 2022

Game

engine.lol OST

Cassette (ed of 15) and CD (ed of 20) run of the ambient tracks on engine.lol. Hand-dubbed.

Apr 2022

Audio

engine.lol Installation

My desk in an alternate universe.

Apr 2022

Exhibit

Printmaking

Design at Yale invites you to an afternoon of...

For Design at Yale.

Apr 2022

Poster

Biyahe

An ode to the Filipino commute.

Apr 2022

Mix

Creative Web Coding Poster

A workshop with 3 exercises and 3 attendees. For Design at Yale.

Apr 2022

Workshop

Yale Jazzfest

With Kevin Chen.

Apr 2022

Branding

Ako at Si Pedro

"Kinukwento ni mama ang mito ni Pedro Calungsod."

Apr 2022

Interactive Fiction

Kleiner Perkins Fellow

With Figma.

Mar 2022

Fellowship

if you knew me would you love me?

A collection and a prompt.

Mar 2022

Website

Sample Pack Workshop

Sample pack making.

For the Open Music Initiative.

Mar 2022

Poster

☆૮꒰ˊᗜˋ* ꒱ა

(RIP) Bad Internet

A dead music blog at Yale.

Feb 2022

Website

C'mon C'mon

For a WYBC x A24 screening.

Feb 2022

Graphic

The Sound of Love

I heard of love in the YouTube comments section.

Feb 2022

Website

Valentine's Day Poem

Chia likes to think about love.

Feb 2022

Website

Willie Commercial Calendar

Potato Corner and Willie Revillame.

Jan 2022

Workshop

me, my pen, & my neural net

A Digital Diary.

Jan 2022

Website

Theophany

The reason you would create anything is because you love it enough to see it exist.

Jan 2022

Nonfiction

Recap

2022

Blog Post

2021

I love it when you

love me too

Dec 2021

Website

Design is Fantasy

A talk on imagination, the speculative, and fantasy for the UX+ Conference

Sep 2021

Talk

Worlding A New Philippines

Fandom, making, creatorhood.

Oct 2021

Talk

Ex-Silicon Valley means nothing.

Blind faith in Western “prestige signals” serves exploiters, not nation-builders.

Apr 2021

Writing

Developh Camp

A fellowship for Filipino technologists supported by the Processing Foundation. With Bianca Aguilar & Nicole Datlangin.

2021

Gathering

Processing Foundation Fellow

Mentored by Dorothy Santos.

2021

Fellowship

Punishing of the Philippines

On digital extremism and the global south.

2021

Website Writing

A Website Is A World

Borders, mythologies, emergence.

2021

Website Writing

Everyday I

An exercise in asking.

Dec 2021

Website

Harvard—Yale Show

Nov 2021

Poster

chias.blog

New domain

2021

Blog

If I fall into a very dense cloud, can I die?

A very shitty cloud comic.

Nov 2021

Comic

All the funerals for my past selves

On not knowing myself.

Nov 2021

Zine

Bisita

A recollection of devotion & routine in the only Catholic-majority country in Asia.

2021

Net Art

Kumu

15 months of design for the Philippines' #1 social app

2021

Product

Developh Website

2021

Website

JPEGMAFIA — LP!

Nov 2021

Poster

Timekeeper

A multiplayer decremental game.

2021

Idle Game

𓆝.° 。˚𓆛˚。 °.𓆞

2021

Net Art

Proximities

Can you feel the internet?

2021

Chrome Extension

Caroline Polachek – Parachute

Oct 2021

Poster

The Legacy of NingguangPlayToyy

A live reading.

2021

Performance

Pyro Is Not Passion

A Genshin Impact take.

2021

Extensive Anime Essay

Hu Tao Analysis

An ambitious pre-release take.

2021

Extensive Anime Essay

Getting Started with IF

Apr 2021

Workshop

Khaenri'ah Lore Project

Cultural exploration through Fandom & Genshin Impact.

2021

Community

Spotify

A summer with Spotify's design systems team.

Internship

In Threes

A self-indulgent collection of introductory lists

2021

Website

૮₍•᷄ ࡇ •᷅₎ა

Strawberry Jam

Oct 2021

Poster

2020

Adobe Design Circle Scholar

2020

Scholarship

Armistice

Experiments in poetic form on the web.

2020

Interactive Fiction

House

After Orteil's nested, a universe explorer in sound. Field recordings & rips.

2020

Net Art

Gay Girl Prays For A Gun

My religion is on my birth certificate. My baptism was the event of the century.

2020

Interactive Fiction

OGH ENDERDRAGON FIGHT 1v11 DEATHMATCH

2020

Minecraft

Festival Website

Featuring an Art Market, livestream Stage (that I also managed), and a list of beneficiaries.

2020

Website

Festival

A 12-hour online event with live acts & vendors completely for charity.

2020

Gathering

Enjambment, Existence

Love to slow cinema and video poetry

2020

Essay

Chia's Ultimate Videoke

For a hackathon.

2020

Website

Microgames

2020

Workshop Teaching

Cause.ph

A directory of pro-bono offers and funds through COVID-19.

2020

Website

Dear Student

Visual novel prototype on the Filipino student experience during COVID-19.

2020

Visual Novel

Teleport

A video-first fashion social network.

2020

Internship

Works of Heart

A Filipino design studio.

2020

Internship

Intern.ph

A then-database for PH internships. Also did 50+ free resume reviews.

2020

Website

2019

Iboto.ph

Uplifting progressive politicals to the masses during the 2019 midterms. Reached millions. Led team of 25+.

2019

Website

Collab Website

Designed the brand and site for Developh's incubator program.

2019

Website

Collab

2019

Branding

Round

All in life must come round. On collective memory and mapping.

2019

Website

noob systems

An interferable stream of insecure CCTV cameras.

2019

Sound Art Website

Minecraft Rage Compilation

Performed in front of a montage of Minecraft deaths, I slam coke bottles and destroy a mechanical keyboard.

2019

Performance Art

Design at Yale

(Re-)founded Yale's undergraduate design community.

2019

Community

Yale Women's Center

Design and community at Yale's women center for 3 years.

2019

Community

Statement

2019

Manifesto

Rappler

Design & development at Rappler. But not a lot.

2019

Internship

Older

Fifteen

2018

Net Art

Everything not saved will be lost

2018

Net Art

Me and abortionism

On Filipino abortion forums

2018

Zine

Speaking @ GHC

On the keynote for the Student of Vision Award.

2018

Award

(♡ ᐛ )人( ᐛ ♡)

Lasallian Hearts Day

2018

Net Art

Mental Health Hacks Website

Site and showcase.

2017

Website

Mental Health Hacks

Organized a remote mental health "creation" hackathon with 100+ participants.

2017

Gathering

Mental Health Hacks

2017

Branding & Poster

DevSociety Website

Developh's old site.

2017

Website

Edukasyon.ph

I begged to work here as my first in-person internship and it was a daily 2 hour commute.

2017

Internship

DevEd

Developh's educational zines.

2017

Writing Print

Exchange

2017

Interactive Fiction

Love Always

A site to submit anon confessions around Valentine's Day, two years in a row.

2017

Website

The Day After

2017

Interactive Fiction

Generic Dating Sim

2017

Flash Game

꒰ ๑ơ ₃ ơ꒱

Rogue One Screening

2016

Poster

Developh

Founded a community for Filipino technologists.

2016

Community

Nirvana

2016

Poster

Fall Out Boy Song Searcher

2016

Website

forgive

2016

Media

Behind the Sea

2016

Website

chiaski.com

2016

Website

blog.chiaski.com

Now chias.blog

2016

Blog

Flight Rising EDM Signature

2015

Graphic

IA Forum Signature

2015

Graphic

??? Website

2015

Website

KuzuPeko Network

2014

Website

Dangan Ronpa Ships Network

2014

Website

Roblox Adventures! Driveblox Unlimited Classic

2013

Video

Chia's Anti-Rage Project

2013

Poster

Reviewers

I made a website to host 'reviewers' for school and updated it at an ungodly pace. I was too good

2013

Website

luxidity.haneuri.net

2013

Website

Super Dangan Ronpa 2 Cursors

2013

Resource

Cirrumilus

2012

Website

Still Alive – Portal Lyric Video

2012

Video

The DerpGames Trailer 1

2012

Video

Sky Burst

2011

Website

Web Group

In 2011 I started a 'Webmasters' club, taught people HTML/CSS, and made us all badges.

2010

Website

color dash

2010

Website

Pokemon Scarlet

RPG Maker XP Pokemon Fangame.

2010

Game

destinyzbond.webs.com

My first self-coded layout.

2010

Website

belovedhearts.webs.com

2009

Website

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This is a very inexhaustive index, if you'd believe it!