Switotwins DST turns over Book Development to New Program “Balud Books”

Mar 10, 2015 // By:switotwins digital storytelling // No Comment

For the past years, Switotwins Digital Storytelling has been assisting in local stories development and publishing through online media. Last February , Switotwins Inc launched its newest program called “Balud Books” headed by artists curator, Angely Pamila Chi. Balud Books is intended to focus more on publishing local stories and works from the community through printed zines, D.I.Y creative crafts and etc. The production team of Balud Books are out of school youths from Baranggay Mintal who were trained by Switotwins Inc last January 10, 2015 on how to create an 8-page zine and write their own stories.

The first few books were sold during the first ever BLTX (Better Living Through Xeroxography)Davao Small Expo last February 5, 2015. Books were also available during the LitOrgy Metamorphosix. You can see the selection in the Balud Books page and order from there.


balud books community workshop on 8 page zine on Mindanao Times
Balud Books featured in Mindanao Times front page last January 2015.
Balud Books was featured in Inquirer Online last March 2015 on an article about Better Living Through Xeroxography. The article also talked about other noteworthy artist based in Davao City.


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The youths of Baranggay Mintal together with the staff of Balud Books.
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The first product entitled “Unsaon Paghimo ug Chili Dynamite”. It is a ref magnet 1 page 8-fold zine.




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Switotwins Digital Storytelling is a Philippine based digital storytelling journal that aims to provide a venue for everyone to express themselves in the fields of writing, drawing, voice recording, animations, and creating videos. We conduct workshops everywhere possible in the Philippines so that anyone may be able to tell their inspiring stories to the world.

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