Multimedia Art

This footage always damages me in a slow, pregnant way; it marks the infancy of my familia, it marks the moment when we were once together, before we broke apart. I decided to loop the video in hopes of producing a kind of fragmentary remembrance.

“To My Unknown Daughter,” Center for Art & Thought’s #TalkingBodies Exhibit.

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watch video:

[Loop Video]
Sipin family filmed by my [adoptive] father, Doyle Williams, in Mandaluyong, Manila, Philippines (1967).

[Song]
“#1 Dub,” World Supreme Funky Fellows 2102: Mellow Beats, Friends & Lovers.

[Essay]
“To My Unknown Daughter: On the Inheritance of Writing,” Glimmer TrainEssay published in my former writing name [Melissa R. Sipin].