Eulipion Outpost

Jean Vengua
I'm a Filipinx-American artist and writer. I write and curate posts about art processes and tools, other artists, culture, art communities, writing, and just--life.
Created 06 Aug 2020
  • 10/2/2021
    03 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    THANK YOU First, I’d like to express my thanks to new subscribers, and also to those who have been with me since I started this newsletter. I really appreciate your presence, and enjoy receiving your ...
  • 9/25/2021
    26 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 2
    OUTPOST UPDATE: Page from my book, Prau (Meritage Press) I’ll be participating in a poetry reading on October 1st, 7 pm at Old Capitol Books, for the Monterey Poetry Festival. Also reading that night:...
  • 9/18/2021
    19 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    It’s been a very busy week, workwise—culminating in my participation in a panel discussion, at the Salinas Valley Ethnic Studies Conference, on the legacy of Filipino farmworkers in Monterey and the S...
  • 9/11/2021
    12 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 2 4
    OUTPOST NEWS I’m not going to say much about Sept. 11, today, because so many others are writing about it. The people who were there, the people who witnessed it from their apartment windows, or who l...
  • 9/4/2021
    05 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 0 2
    OUTPOST NEWS Hello, everyone. I’m feeling a bit “under the weather” and have decided I need to take a short break this week. I will resume next week on Sept. 11 . . . Ah, yes. That date. In the meanti...
  • 8/28/2021
    29 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    OUTPOST NEWS I’m making some changes to my website, basically paring it down to essentials. The site will feature only my newer (done within the last several months) work. Also, I will be moving all o...
  • 8/21/2021
    22 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 0 2
    NEWS FROM THE OUTPOST Fire Season 2016: Soberanes 6. Acrylics on canvas, by Jean Vengua. Available at Saatchiart. There’s a lot happening. I’m working on the chapbook. Looking forward to a poetry read...
  • 8/14/2021
    15 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 1 2
    THE “POWERFUL ALCHEMY” OF ANGER In the last issue, I mentioned feelings of mental and emotional exhaustion. It occurred to me that there’s some anger (maybe a lot?) behind that, some frustration with ...
  • 8/7/2021
    08 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    8-7-2021 I had just finished telling my partner that I was feeling exhausted (although I felt physically tired, it was really more of a mental and emotional exhaustion), when I opened my e-mail and sa...
  • 7/31/2021
    01 Aug 2021 • 3 min read
    ART I’ve been looking at ways to counter social media’s mind-sucking influence. For example, I’m going to take a break from Twitter, starting next week. In order to resist my tendency to scroll throug...
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