SERAH.BOOM and SINA STENGEL form a creative duo with heritage in North Africa and South America. With an education in design and film they shy away from defining their work within one category. Exploring identity themes and new narratives in the diaspora and beyond, their practice includes mainly photography and filmmaking with a focus on documentary, however, they also navigate through music, fashion and any media that allows to get their vision across cultures. After months of coexisting as neighbours and creative soulmates in Barcelona, sharing post-pandemic reflections naturally gave birth to CANTDEFINE.ME:

In the union of our diverse backgrounds and mutual experiences of resistance against repressive systems and "isms", we found a freedom of expression shaped by liberation.

Despite the differences in our struggles, a deeper connection between our communities grows everyday. A consciousness rooted in decolonial ways of thinking awakened us to realise that reclaiming our narratives and combating dominant ideologies is something that has been driving our very existence from an early age.

With CANTDEFINE.ME we strive to create a transcultural identity serving communities that refuse to be defined in the context of oppression. Do we become undefinable if we don't classify as inferior to imperial structures? By addressing difficult questions and reaching beyond society's norms we seek to genuinely understand and empathise with the emotions of our multiple realities and experiences.

We believe that thanks to the tools we carry as creative and critical thinking minds, crucial conversations will arise to empower, motivate and create new legacies while we bring to light dreams of those who you can't define.
Press & Exhibitions


London Short Film Festival
T A P E Presents: FEAST - Forgotten in Exile

London Migration Film Festival
Femininity and migration - Forgotten in Exile

The Road to Nowhere