The Body is a House of Familiar Rooms
Synopsis:
“The Body is a House of Familiar Rooms” is an experimental documentary collaboration-in-progress between myself, Samuel Geiger, and Lauryn Welch. The film is a window into Sam's experience living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, a painful connective tissue disorder that limits his mobility and functionality.
Filmmakers:
Eloise Sherrid
Director
Eloise Sherrid makes moving pictures. Inspired by collage, she mixes genres and media at the intersection of fiction and nonfiction storytelling. Her work is rooted in collaboration and her roster of co-creators includes painters, poets, academics, and social movement organizers.
Lauryn Welch
Director
Lauryn Welch is a New York City based artist and a longtime resident of the Monadnock Region in New Hampshire. She studied painting at the Rhode Island School of Design, and received her BFA at SUNY Purchase College in 2015. In her paintings and installations, she explores how color and pattern are used on the body in conversation with one’s environment. Her work has been in exhibitions and publications nationally, including Art New England, New American Paintings, and the New York Times.