BEST FRIEND
ROLE MODEL
SACRIFICER
ALTER-EGO
HELPER
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The K-Eldest Girl is talking about thoughts and struggles that firstborn girls in Korea have gone through. They are demanded to fulfill special roles within family, being mom's best friend, a role model for their younger siblings, physical + moral + economic sacrificer, mom's alter ego and lastly, a helper.

Publishing artist Euna Lee and Nami Kim, with other k-eldest female participants, weaved their own essays into a game format and collected stories in audio records.

Explore all the linked stories!

K-eldest girl game by Euna
Living as the eldest girl in Korea essay by Nami
An Endless loop essay by J
Episodes as a k-eldest girl K-eldest girls audio interview