directed by d.sabela grimes, visual projections by meena, REDCAT, Los Angeles, July 2014, photo by steve gunther   

directed by d.sabela grimes, visual projections by meena, REDCAT, Los Angeles, July 2014, photo by steve gunther   

Meena has directed, co-directed, and shot films as an independent filmmaker, and/or cinematographer (credits include Sanaa, The Blue Corset, AdiSea, Puja Remixed, Deeqa’s Song, Trunk in Transit, Terre, Towards the Sun, Le chasseur du vent, Interval ). Meena is also a media designer and has created video projection worlds for choreographers d. Sabela grimes, Marjani Forte-Saunders, and Sita Frederick. As a community arts educator, Meena has guided filmmaking and/or movement processes since 2002 with racialized youth, girls, and criminalized communities (Girls Action, YWCA, Will Power to Youth, Elizabeth Frye Society, Journal Alternative). Meena also has over a decade of experience coordinating the production of film, television, and interdisciplinary conferences. Meena is presenting their latest performance work we used to see this (with super 8mm visuals), creating and triggering live visuals (using Isadora and Resolume) for director d. Sabela grimes’ Electrogynous, Marjani Forte-Saunders, and Sita Frederick. Meena also continues to provide video documentation services for live events. 

visual excerpt from electrogynous remix. a collaboration between meena and d. sabela. october 2014.