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Story Circle | The Arrivals with Jenah Maravilla and Rea Sampilo

Join Jenah Maravilla and Rea Sampilo of Lualo Studio LLC and members of Filipinx Artists of Houston for a story circle inspired by Diane Severin Nguyen’s film, IF REVOLUTION IS A SICKNESS (2021).

Share your experiences and ideas in this story circle! Inspired by the work of Diane Severin Nguyen, this story circle will focus on topics such as immigration, loss and belonging, and identity.

Please note: this event will be recorded and published to CAMH’s YouTube channel for archival purposes.

Ticket Information

This event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are encouraged as seating is limited.


Location and Accessibility

This event will take place in the Brown Foundation Gallery, located on the main level of the Museum.

Please review CAMH’s safety protocols here. Seating will be socially distanced and masks are encouraged throughout the event. For questions or concerns regarding safety or accessibility, please contact YET Torres, Public Programs and CAMHLAB Manager, at

About Jenah Maravilla

Jenah Maravilla (she/her) may be an organizer and activist, but has always been a writer. An alumnus of both Texas A&M University and Texas Tech Health for BS in Nursing, Maravilla permanently pivoted away from healthcare when co-authoring the book, Filipinos in Houston (2018), with Christy Poisot. All of Maravilla’s work centers around honoring those that came before, empowering those present, and shifting the conversation to radical vulnerability.

About Rea Christina Sampilo

Rea Christina Sampilo (she/her) is an interdisciplinary artist, dancer, and community leader with a BS in Sociology and MA in Performance Studies from Texas A&M University. Her works explore movement, embodied behavior, and the Filipinx/o/a body. Sampilo believes in the interstitial spaces of art and performance as sites for deeper dialogue, identity, and healing. Sampilo also works as a FAQ Team Member at CAMH.

About Lualo Studio LLC

Lualo Studio LLC is a cause-driven creative studio amplifying movements. Based in Houston, Texas, Lualo Studio LLC aims to serve the community and beyond through arts activism. Through its offerings, Lualo Studio LLC filters all projects through the following pillars: culture, healing, embodiment, storytelling, and collaboration. For more information, visit

About Filipinx Artists of Houston

Filipinx Artists of Houston is a collective of Filipinx visual, performing, literary, culinary, and multidisciplinary artists in Houston, Texas. The collective aims to grow a creative Filipinx community and is committed to discovering and sharing the stories of voices unheard through each member’s own talents and experiences while being rooted in the collective.