Education

Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS) | Expected 2022
Specialization in Media Archival Studies
University of California, Los Angeles

B.A. in Media Studies | 2016
University of California, Berkeley


Selected Professional Experience

Digital Library Assistant, Digital Library Program at UCLA Library, Los Angeles, CA - June 2021-Present

Artist Assistant and Researcher for Trinh T. Minh-ha, Moongift Films, Berkeley, CA - July 2019-March 2020

Production Archival Assistant for The Asian Americans, Flash Cuts, San Francisco, CA - April 2019-January 2020

Library Aide, Oakland Public Library, Oakland, CA - February 2019-June 2021

Memories to Light Archives Intern, Center for Asian American Media, San Francisco, CA - September 2018-March 2020

Archives Intern, National Film Archives of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines - September 2017

Program Associate, Asian American Journalists Association, San Francisco, CA - January 2017-January 2019


Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, UCLA Department of Design | Media Arts

— DESMA 9: Art, Science, and Technology, Spring 2021
— DESMA 8: Media Histories, Winter 2021
— DESMA 10: Design Culture, Fall 2020


Selected Affiliations

Member, Society for Cinema and Media Studies, 2021-Present

Co-Chair of the Association of Moving Image Archivists' Small Gauge and Amateur Film Committee, 2020-Present

Curator and Co-Organizer, Light Field, 2019-Present

— Light Field is an artist and collectively-run international exhibition of recent and historical moving image art on celluloid. Recipient of Southern Exposure's 2019 Alternative Exposure grant. More: http://www.lightfieldfilm.org/(opens in a new tab)

— Light Field 2020, Program 7: http://www.lightfieldfilm.org/2020-program-7(opens in a new tab) [Cancelled due to COVID-19]

Member, Association of Moving Image Archivists, 2018-Present

Collective Member, Black Hole Collective Film Lab, 2017-Present

— Recipient of Southern Exposure’s 2017 Alternative Exposure grant with Low Light Darkroom


Awards and Honors

2021-22 American Library Association Spectrum Scholar

2020 Asian Pacific American Librarians Association Scholarship Award

2019 Association of Moving Image Archivists Savada Family Legacy Fund Travel Grant


Selected Presentations

Panel Chair, Taking Stock of Amateur Film: Advancing Preservation Through Online Resources, Spring 2021 Association of Moving Image Archivists Conference, Online (Apr. 14)

Presenter, I Know the End: A Salon with Light Field, Canyon Cinema (Feb. 11, 2021)

Panelist, The After After Life of Home Movies, 2021 Sundance Film Festival, Presented by the Center for Home Movies and the Roxie Theater, Online (Jan. 29)

Guest Presenter and Collective Member, Commingled Containers: Echoes from the Bay, Program 2—covalences: works from black hole collective film lab, San Francisco Cinematheque, Online (Jan. 9, 2021)

Co-Presenter, Center for Asian American Media’s “Memories to Light,” The Exploratorium, After Dark Online: Sustenance—Home Movies, Online (Nov. 5, 2020)

Guest Speaker, Members of Light Field, CINE 601: Film Programming and Exhibitions Management, San Francisco State University, Spring 2020

Invited Panelist, Home Movie Digitization and Access: New Models for Outreach, 2019 Association of Moving Image Archivists Conference, Baltimore, MD (Nov. 16)

Guest Artist and Presenter, Members of Black Hole Collective Film Lab, FILM 176: Experimental Video Workshop, University of California, Santa Cruz, Fall 2019


Languages

Native English proficiency, Full Cebuano (Bisaya) proficiency, Working Tagalog proficiency, Elementary French proficiency