Hull

Tara Merenda Nelson | U.S. | 2011 | 7m 32s
color | sound | 16mm

A journey between layers of corporal consciousness, Hull explores the physical memory of trauma, and the psychological repercussions of a surgical disaster.

At the age of 34 I had surgery that resulted in the loss of my uterus.  Since the surgery, the psychological relationship I have to my body has changed.  I lost not only an organ but also the conscious memory of the moment when my life was altered significantly.  My body remembers things my mind cannot.  I want to recover what I have lost.—Tara Merenda Nelson

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