Stephanie Comilang

Stephanie Comilang is an artist living and working in Toronto and Berlin. She received her BFA from Ontario College of Art & Design. Her documentary based works create narratives that look at how our understandings of mobility, capital and labour on a global scale are shaped through various cultural and social factors. Her most recent films ‘Lumapit Sa Akin, Paraiso’ (2016) is a science fiction documentary about Filipina migrant workers in Hong Kong. It has been screened at Asia Art Archive in America, New York; S.A.L.T.S., Basel; UCLA, Los Angeles; Images Festival, Toronto; and Art Athina in Athens.

Artist Code: 2061


Lumapit Sa Akin, Paraiso (Come To Me, Paradise)

2017, 25:46 minutes, colour, Tagalog (with English subtitles)

Critical Writing

"I am the colour of burnt pineapple, mango, lemon"
by Heather Rigg. C Magazine, 2019, no. 142.