Lancer Casem is a multidisciplinary artist. She was born and raised in the Philippines and is currently based in Detroit, Michigan, where she got her BFA in Photography from the College for Creative Studies in 2019. Throughout Lancer's navigation of life in America, she has recontextualized her relationship with her birth country and has begun to unfold a closeness of both worlds. Lancer navigates her personal and social space through constant documentation with a focus on lens-based work.