Esery Mondesir

Esery Mondesir is a Haitian-born video artist and filmmaker. He was a high school teacher and a labour organizer before receiving an MFA in cinema production from York University (Toronto) in 2017. Mondesir’s work draws from personal and collective memory, official archives and vernacular records, and the everyday to generate a reading of our society from its margins. His films and video work have been exhibited in Canada and internationally. Mondesir currently lives in Toronto.

Esery Mondesir
Esery Mondesir, Katherine, (still image), 2019. Hand-processed 16mm film transferred to HD video (3:31min, looping). Courtesy of the artist. © Esery Mondesir

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