Alicia Mersy (b. Montreal, Canada, 1988) is an artist and filmmaker of Lebanese/French origin who lives and works in New York. Her work uses the camera to connect to people and to the divine, nurturing her heart through theirs. She creates space for conversations, through video, digital images, documentary and workshops in different political contexts within the themes of healing, social politics and technology focusing on the resistance of repressive structures. Her work has been exhibited internationally including at Migros Museum, Zurich (2019) ; Institute of Contemporary Art: ICA, London (2017); Abrons Arts Center, New York (2019) and Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv (2016).
Mersy will be an alumni resident on Governors Island in Summer 2019.