2022 / Article / Baesianz Meets: Karen Bolilia + Dear Diary

Interview and Dear Diary for Baesianz with Karen Bolilia - Full Article  / Dear Diary

Karen Bolilia is the Creative Director and co-founder of Jos Mundo, a Filipino craft studio inspired by space, storytelling, and multi-generational practice that creates footwear and objects from her hometown of Batangas. Through Karen’s direction it has become a portal into Filipino nature and culture, celebrating the beauty of the country in a plethora of ways. We caught up with Karen to discuss her love of the Philippines, her connection to nature, and how the two intertwine with narratives around colonialism and growth—all of which inform her creative practice every day. Read more on Baesianz