Sleep Well, My Love

2022, Videoinstallation, 3:46 min

Is this a bedtime story? Hardly!

“Mother” is a symbol for “care”. But what does caring mean, what does being a “good” mother mean? Perhaps there are universal criteria that are free of socio-cultural conditioning. In fact, however, motherhood is shaped by social conventions that – viewed over time – have not always been the same.

Inspired by an old family album and a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, a story develops here that makes me think.

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