Namamatay ang mga Nagmamahal
Namamatay ang mga Nagmamahal is a full-length CD album of poems set to music. The poems were selected from the books of poet Mesándel Virtusio Arguelles.
A Reward Project by ALAB PH
Namamatay ang mga Nagmamahal is a full-length CD album of poems set to music. The poems were selected from the books of poet Mesándel Virtusio Arguelles.
A Reward Project by ALAB PH
PHP 76,000.00
raised of a Php 100,000.00 goal
54
Backers
Concluded

Namamatay ang mga Nagmamahal, a full-length CD album of poems set to music, is a collaborative work of writer Mesándel Virtusio Arguelles and writer-musicians Isha Abubakar, Khriszcen Agres, Bobby Balingit, Marvin Laureta and Keith Bustamante, Lolito Go, Valene Lagunzad, Cucay Pagdilao, Ian Paolo Acosta, Joseph de luna Saguid, Rachi Saguid, Vincenz Serrano and Regine Cabato, Apol Sta. Maria, and Ryan Reyes.

 

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Mesándel Virtusio Arguelles is the author of 17 books of poetry in Filipino including Kurap sa Ilalim (DLSU Publishing House, 2016) and Pesoa (Balangay Books, 2014), both finalist for the National Book Award in 2015 and 2017. His volume of selected poems from 2002 – 2014, Ang Iyong Buhay ay Laging Mabibigo, was published by Ateneo de Naga University Publishing House in 2016. In 2017, Talik (Balangay Books), the first book in his Talik Trilogy, was released. A recipient of multiple national awards including Maningning Miclat Award for Poetry and Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, Arguelles has also received fellowships from UP National Writers Workshop (2000 and 2012) and Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center National Workshop on Art and Cultural Criticism (2016). He is co-editor of the online journal hal., works as a book editor and translator, and teaches literature and creative writing at the De La Salle University-Manila where he also pursues doctoral studies. Translations in English of his poems by Kristine Ong Muslim have been published or are forthcoming in a number of international publications such as Circumference: Poetry in Translation, Construction Magazine, The Cossack Review, The Adirondack Review, The Missing Slate, and Asymptote.

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AMOUNT

                                         REWARD

 

Thank you note

NAMN poster

Invitation to NAMN album launch

NAMN CD

NAMN shirt

Chi (MVA’s chapbook)

Php500

 

 

 

 

Php1000

 

 

Php1500

 

Php2000

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Step 1: Choose your desired pledge and send us your contact details.

Step 2: Select mode of payment and submit a copy of the deposit slip via the link

             provided by the Spark Project team.

Step 3: After sending your donation, please wait for your reward! 

 

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 Please see http://www.facebook.com/sparknamn for more updates!

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ALAB is a non-profit organization composed of artists, educators, musicians, photographers, and writers who simply want to showcase great talent and inspire more people to share what they have with a bigger audience. Each ALAB project and/or event aims to serve as a bridge between those who are aspiring to begin a creative journey of their own and those who have already successfully established themselves in their respective fields. Namamatay ang mga Nagmamahal is ALAB’s first CD poetry-music album project.

 

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FB and IG: @alabphevents

Email: alabph.events@gmail.com

Contact Number: 09272265745

 

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  • What is ALAB PH?

    ALAB is a non-profit organization composed of artists, educators, musicians, photographers, and writers who simply want to showcase great talent and inspire more people to share what they have with a bigger audience. Each ALAB project and/or event aims to serve as a bridge between those who are aspiring to begin a creative journey of their own and those who have already successfully established themselves in their respective fields. Namamatay ang mga Nagmamahal is ALAB’s first CD poetry-music album project.

  • Who are the artists involved in your first CD album project?

    Namamatay ang mga Nagmamahal, a full-length CD album of poems set to music, is a collaborative work of writer Mesándel Virtusio Arguelles and writer-musicians Pearlsha Abubakar, Khriszcen Agres, Bobby Balingit, Keith Bustamante, Lolito Go, Valene Lagunzad, Cucay Pagdilao, Jason Rondero, Joseph de luna Saguid, Rachi Saguid, Vincenz Serrano, Apol Sta. Maria, and Ryan Reyes. The poems were selected from the books of poet Mesándel Virtusio Arguelles individually by the musicians involved in the project. This collaborative work aims to explore and inhabit the spaces shared by both music and poetry.

  • How can I help co-produce the album, Namamatay ang mga Nagmamahal?

    Project backers have four options (Php500, Php1000, Php1500, and Php2000). Each option comes with a set of rewards. The backing process starts with determining the amount you will send us. The Spark Project Team will then send you further details on the mode of payment. Your pledge will be reflected on the website only after the deposit has been made. Kindly give us two to three months to produce the CDs and rewards.

  • Where will the funds go?

    The funds will go directly to the production of the physical CD and digital albums. It will be used to pay for the recording of the songs, honorarium of the artists, and production of rewards.

  • What if I want to back the project but I am not located in the Philippines?

    Backers who live in other countries may send their pledges via PayPal, Dragonpay, and bank deposit.

  • What if I only want to have a digital copy of the album and not the physical CD?

    Digital (mp3) copies of the album will be available. Further details will be announced soon.

  • Are the poems of Mesandel Virtusio Arguelles available in PDF?

    The poems selected for the NAMN album are from the different books of writer Mesandel Virtusio Arguelles. PDF copies of the poems are not for sale. For those who are interested to purchase his books, kindly contact ALAB at 09272265745 or alabph.events@gmail.com.

  • How may I contact ALAB?

    ALAB’s social media accounts: @alabphevents ALAB’s email address: alabph.events(at)gmail.com

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ANGEL AQUINO
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Joey Baquiran
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Bebot Asturias
April Laude
Moonie
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Rizal Alagar
Kang Chul
Erika Carreon
Vins
Gerald Calaquian
T-Jay Medina
Norman Wilwayco
Vicente Groyon
Tin Reyes
Katê Angeles
Stephen
Andrea Tubig
PHP 76,000.00
raised of a Php 100,000.00 goal
54
Backers
Concluded
NAMN CD
PHP 500.00 OR MORE

Your support for the first ALAB CD project will get you 

  • a thank you note
  • one (1) copy of the CD album
Limited: 10 out of 40 claimed
NAMN CD + invite
PHP 1,000.00 OR MORE

Your support for the first ALAB CD project will get you 

  • a thank you note
  • one (1) NAMN poster
  • one (1) copy of the CD album
  • one (1) Paper Pliers bookmark
  • one (1) invite to the NAMN album launch on August/September 2017
Limited: 12 out of 25 claimed
NAMN CD + shirt
PHP 1,500.00 OR MORE

Your support for the first ALAB CD project will get you 

  • a thank you note
  • one (1) NAMN poster
  • one (1) copy of the CD album
  • one (1) NAMN shirt
  • one (1) invite to the NAMN album launch on August/September 2017
Limited: 7 out of 30 claimed
NAMN CD + shirt + chapbook
PHP 2,000.00 OR MORE

Your support for the first ALAB CD project will get you 

  • a thank you note
  • one (1) NAMN poster
  • one (1) invite to the NAMN album launch
  • one (1) copy of the CD album
  • one (1) NAMN shirt
  • one (1) signed copy of writer Mesandel Virtusio Arguelles’s chapbook, Chi

 

Limited: 16 out of 15 claimed
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