(29 minutes. Documentary. Color. Sound. 2006.)
Camera and Direction: Wendy Woodson.
Written Passages: Lenore Manderson.
Editing: Wendy Woodson and Dan Keller.
In 2001, Lenore Manderson, a medical anthropologist living in Melbourne, Australia, lost the use of her left hand while beginning to work on Surface Tensions, a book based on research on trauma to the body. Nerve explores her struggles with her sudden disability and her journey to discover a new identity and sense of self.
Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts, US
Barre Museum, Barre, Vermont, US
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
University of Southern Denmark, Nyborg, Denmark
University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
University Women’s Club, Mayfair, London, UK