trace is a trio between a dancer, a videographer, and found footage. Using Super 8 footage shot by her grandfather in Arkansas in the 1950s and 60s, Monica Thomas moves between layers of film to create a piece focusing on experiential memory and embodied nostalgia.

Official Selection: Aesthetica Short Film Fest 2012, York, England

Midwest Regional Dance Festival, Kalamazoo, MI


directed and choreographed by Monica Thomas

videographer/editor: Adam Tanguay

videographer/composer: Chris Adamescu


with producing partner High Concept Laboratories