/ ABOUT ME

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Hi! I'm Flerine, AND I'M on a lifelong journey exploring the intersection of food + culture + IDENTITY.  Through my work and creative outputs I seek UNITY BY sparkING dialogue thaT:

  • NOSTALGICALLY HONORS ANCESTRAL TRADITIONS

  • BIOGRAPHICALLLY DISMANTLES an inherited mestiza consciousness

  • OR CURIOUSLY UNPACKS SHARED HISTORIES

Born in Olongapo, Subic Bay, I’m a Southern California blossomed + North Carolina ripened + Brooklyn bred peripatetic woman who is Fiercely self-taught in almost every skill from HTML coding to omelet folding and herbal remedying, I am contributing to -- and learning from -- American culture as an immigrant woman of color through occupying spaces in the following disciplines:

  • cultural programming — producing curated events and MULTImedia PROJECTS

  • culinary arts — connecting ethnographic and historical perspectives with contemporary social issues through food

  • performance & recording arts — interpreting human experiences through singing, spoken word, and character roles

  • language arts — writing for myself, brands, and others through expository, persuasive, narrative, and/or descriptive prose + poetry

  • fine arts — exhibiting canvas, paperworks, and installations within/beyond informal gallery settings

Award-winning brands and organizations trust MY strategic mind as a PR + communications powerhouse. i am available for (AND ACTIVELY SEEKING OUT) new opportunities that specialize in growing a brand through Communications strategy, public relations management, digital marketing, and/or partnership development.

I'M CURRENTLY LIVING AND CREATING IN LOS ANGELES.