A Decade on: Our Play

2022 is a 10 year anniversary of my 4 Generations of Women project, which began one summer in South Bohemia. The whole project found its expression quite inconspicuously, through observation of the dynamic within the household, which suddenly and through various events, became occupied by women only. At the time I was preparing for an... Continue Reading →

4 Generations Women: December 2021

I planned our filming in my grandmother's apartment as is the Christmas tradition. Last year we have not been able to be together because of Covid restrictions and could only speak on Facetime. This year was different. My grandmother's apartment, right next to my parents', in the centre of Prague, brings out many childhood memories... Continue Reading →

From my roots: our holy place

Having started the 4th week away, in the remote countryside of South Bohemia, I begun thinking about the deeper meanings of my 4 generations of women project, in relation to a sense of belonging, being part of a continuous (female) line, the meaning of home and what it means to be displaced, even voluntarily, from... Continue Reading →

4 Generations: Sharing Roots

On this day we gathered to share a meal of root vegetables. To celebrate our own roots, the power of our female line. Some has to be said were not strictly root vegetables, but rhizomes, while others various relations of cabbage, but all of them making me think of the soil, all still carrying traces... Continue Reading →

From my roots: part one

This year seemed unlikely at first: from the constraints of our London abode, with no outside space, just a tiny flat where not even windows can be properly opened, the idea of South Bohemia, with its open landscape, became utopia. But as the lockdown rules across Europe started to relax, we took the opportunity to... Continue Reading →

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