It’s a Girl


3 minutes

Lijn’s mother emerges from the sea to tell the story of her birth. She speaks of her joy mingled with guilt. Did she still mourn the loss of her first child, who died as an infant a year before Lijn’s birth?

Drink my child, drink my milk, drink this bitter wine…


Five digital film installations that place Lijn’s earliest memories within different parts of her body.

“Chaos is at first a broken line of being, and recovery occurs through re-experience of continuity.”

DW Winnicott, Human Nature

Editor: Michael Franks