“The reading of Mr. Bautista’s work, even just twenty pages of it, is like viewing
a huge tapestry on the wall of a Vatican museum. It beguiles and intoxicates.
On nights when I would pick up his trilogy, it felt like spinning a globe and letting your thoughts run wherever your finger lands.”

STEPHEN MATTI
Stephen is a retired flight attendant with an addiction to travel. Born on the southern Philippine island of Negros, he has been a lifelong enthusiast of the arts.
Lately he discovered the junction of art and text and explored it in written
and digital form. His latest work is the translation of Buddhist texts
into Hiligaynon, the language of Negros.
“Reading Mr. Bautista’s work, even just twenty pages of it, is like viewing a huge tapestry on the wall of a Vatican museum. It beguiles and intoxicates. On nights when I would pick up his Trilogy, it felt like I was spinning a globe and letting your thoughts run wherever your finger landed.”