Ida & Alfons

Johanna Lecklin

An interview with a woman who has gone through a severe depression during her pregnancy. The woman tells about the shame and fear she experienced not being able to identify herself as the happy mother she should be. The camera follows the everyday life of the mother and the child after the crisis.

Production Year
2003
Duration
00:24:04
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Ida & Alfons
Finnish Title
Ida & Alfons
English Title
Ida & Alfons
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Johanna Lecklin (Author), Johanna Lecklin (Director)
Press Photos
Johanna Lecklin (b. 1972) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in 2003 and studied in London at the Slade School of Fine Art, in UCL. Lecklin works with video and photography. Her video work is based on documentary, narrativity and performativity. Lecklin’s works have been presented in numerous exhibitions in Finland and abroad, including the City States exhibition at Liverpool Biennial (2010) and It’s a Setup at Contemporary Art Museum Kiasma in Helsinki (2010).

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