Is This What You Were Born For?
(MetisPresses, 2011)

Published in both French and English by MetisPresses as part of their PLANSécant collection, the book focuses on (and takes its title from) Child's signature series of films, IS THIS WHAT YOU WERE BORN FOR?, bringing together five essays examining different aspects of the BORN FOR series, an interview with Abigail Child, and transcriptions of her texts/poems, which form the soundtracks of the BORN FOR films. —ed. François Bovier with critical essays by
Tom Gunning, Melissa Ragona, Redell Olsen, and Thomas Zummer.

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