Listening to stories of drowning in my grandmother's family history Having resurfaced from my recent immersion in the timeless landscape of Southern Bohemia, I am now reflecting back on the experience of filming the four generations, from a distance. As mentioned in my earlier blog entry, about this year's filming, the focus of this summer... Continue Reading →
https://vimeo.com/223345049 A short film from a footage I shot in summer 2016, continuing my exploration of interconnectedness of 4 generations of women in my family, as we reunite in Chvalkov, Southern Bohemia, each summer. Music by Irena and Vojta Havel. More information about the project in an earlier post: https://cinestheticfeasts.wordpress.com/2016/08/23/still-life-moving/
Twice a year four generations of women (my grandmother, my mother, myself and my daughter) gather in a family house in Southern Bohemia or in an apartment in Prague, where my family has been living in for the past 60 years. Together, we participate in the ritual of filming. This ongoing project begun in 2011, when I felt... Continue Reading →
These are stills from my filming at my Grandmother's apartment in Prague. With Anna (12 years) and Jirina (89 years) From an ongoing project exploring the interconnectedness of generations of women in my family.
Every grain of wheat and every maiden contains all its descendants and all her descendants—an infinite series…the abyss of the nucleus. (C. G. Jung and C. Kerenyi, Essays on the Science of Mythology) These are images GENERATION (video and sculpture installation by Rosalyn Driscoll and Tereza Stehlikova), on at GV Art in London now:... Continue Reading →