The Pearls You Gave Me (2018)

The Pearls You Gave Me is a letter from Ireashia Monét to their mother. A part of the larger series, "The Pearls My Mother Gave Me," in this digital story Ireashia addresses how the process of understanding their mother allowed them to understand and accept themselves. And, the healing that goes along with that journey off acceptance, love and understanding.

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Resist (2016)

Resist (2016) is a short video of myself utilizing body movement as a form of resistance with Lucille Clifton reciting her poem, "Won't You Celebrate With Me." 

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Grandma's Wisdom (2016)

Grandma's Wisdom is a visual documentation of the healing properties of the rural south and the process of understanding my maternal family history. The result is a raw and honest body of work that simultaneously celebrates and examines the complexity of motherhood, black femininity, and an intrinsic fight toward liberation.

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Ebb & Flow (2015)

Ireashia Monét, "EBB&FLOW," 2015 An experimental film that depicts the ebb and flow of depression and anxiety. "Ebb&Flow" is a personal piece that showcases Monét's endurance through "dark and blurry" days toward the light. Through body movement and moving images the short works as a visual snapshot into the mind of a young Black woman that does not "struggle" with mental illnesses, but is overcoming them.

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