Monica Sorelle


“We are our own sun.”
– Ousmane Sembene
2023 - , series of video works
Linking intimate family moments to the Caribbean diaspora at large, Transfer is a series of video works relating the transfer of physical media into digital data to the passing down of nostalgia, folklore, trauma, and genetic memory from family and community members by utilizing home movies, video projection mapping, and the degradation of media otherwise known as generation loss.


Transfer: Lakay
2023, two-channel VHS to SD video transfer with sound, 4:34
Musings on the meaning of home after loss and longing.

Group Exhibitions
South Florida Cultural Consortium, Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, FL
As We Move Forward, Augusta Savage Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Supported by Locust Projects Wavemaker Grant & Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs