The Hysterical Alphabet

by Terri Kapsalis
Video by Danny Thompson
Sound by John Corbett

Hysterical historia. Historical hysteria.

The ABCs are seized by a convulsive fit in Terri Kapsalis’ The Hysterical Alphabet, each letter introducing an episode direct from the annals of medical lore.

Aided by sound maven John Corbett and introducing the cinematic collage wizardry of re-orientationist Danny Thompson, The Hysterical Alphabet tracks centuries of female malady, disproving the theory that time heals all wombs.

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