Critical Writing Index

Desiring Daughters

by Renee Baert

Screen, Summer 1993, v. 34, no. 2, pp. 109-123

This article explores mother-daughter relationships in various video works. A voluminous body of women's narratives, in this instance considered from within feminist video production, have given voice over the past two decades to the story of daughters uncomfortably bound to the psychic, symbolic, and historical legacy of mothers.

ITEM 1993.016 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

The Influences of My MotherSara Diamond

Measures of DistanceMona Hatoum

Spring Showing:EmergenceJill Geiger

Casting OffJane Northey

Ritual of a Wedding DressWendy Walker

My Mother is a Dangerous Womanb.h. Yael