A young patient reinvents his experience of being in the hospital through metaphor and allusion. Responding to "what if" questions, Andrew exemplifies the transformative qualities of fantasy, empathy, and humor.
The New Children's Hospital at Westmead, in Sydney, Australia -- with its extraordinary art collection, gardens and aviary, and even its own radio station -- was the initial inspiration for this piece.
If won the Best Documentary: Silver Award in the 2002 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.
Sherre DeLys’ work has included sound sculpture and installation, improvised vocal music, sound designs for theater and film, radio art and documentaries. She works at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.