Queering Contemporary Asian American Art
edited by Laura Kina and Jan Christian Bernabe
University of Washington Press
I'm thrilled to be a featured artist in this new publication. Jan Christian Bernabe takes a critical look at my artwork and it's relationship to my identity, particularly my childhood experiences with rejection in American suburbia.
"Might Songco's turn to failure in his art serve as a critique of the larger forces that discipline the psychic and somatic bodies of queers of color in the United States?" -Chapter 3: Queering Affect. "Filipino Diasporic Queer Killjoy: Recuperating Failure in Jeffrey Augustine Songco's Guilty Party and BOMH Series"