Choosing between our work and our family is like killing half of ourselves. The balance between work and relationships is difficult because both of them help define who we are. My love may have my heart but my work has my mind. Who are we if we aren't free to pursue both? The struggle to balance between these two identities makes us have to choose one over the other. There remains a guilt for neglecting one side of yourself. Over time we begin to resent having to make that choice.
My animations allows me to confront my own personal experiences. In this animation, I'm trying to question who I am and if the path I took to get here is the right one. My animation discusses the struggle to balance a relationship with responsibility. I'm interested in how pursuing one of these ideas also destroys the other. The struggle to choose one over the other makes it impossible to have either