Roman Charity

Roman Charity, 2012, single channel video HD, 6:13 m:s, 16:9 format, audio, color

Pliny tells us of a woman sentenced to die of starvation. She was saved by her daughter in an act that became known as Roman Charity. How is it that breastfeeding is never asexual after childhood? Why does this most basic element of nourishment have an expiration date?