Performance
Readings from M(other) & Son

Readings from M(other) & Son

Readings from M(other) & Son, performed at We Are Resident Exhibition, Islington Mill Project Space, Sunday 30th October 2016.      
Dust to Bread

Dust to Bread

A participatory arts project delivered on behalf of Artist As Mother As Artist, an Arts Council funded exhibition curated by Tracey Kershaw and Sam Rose. I worked together with the curators and two groups of parents, their children and a group of women to bake bread from the dust in their hoovers. The workshop was...
Playground drawings

Playground drawings

The line that begins a journey, a game, play. You encourage me to follow and trace the lines that you have made. I twist and turn on your line. We laugh together. The line that connects me to you. An umbilical line.
Actions made alone in landscape after school drop off.

Actions made alone in landscape after school drop off.

A series of  short sactions made outside walking in the landscape near my home after dropping my youngest son off at school. These sketches deal directly with my feelings of being confined and frustrated by my role as Mother and are an attempt to release emotions into the landscape through my actions. The performances are...
Self Portraits as Mother

Self Portraits as Mother

A series of photographic self portraits that attempt an alternative view to idealised images of mother.
Disrupted family portrait

Disrupted family portrait

Video from M(other) Stories, 4th May 2015 
Stone Soup

Stone Soup

Making “Stone Soup” with my son, like that in the fairy tale. Performance made as part of The Egg The Womb The Head & The Moon    
Mummification

Mummification

https://youtu.be/cKXpSno_KSM We are stuck together, forever bound to our children, always mother’s. Video from Mummification: The Egg The Womb The Head & The Moon   
Milk on Rocks

Milk on Rocks

Milk on Rocks documents a performance whereby Sargeant scrubs a rock on the yorkshire moors near her home with a bucket of cow’s milk.  The milk makes a large white mark and drips down the rough surface of the rock as she scrubs. With this work Sargeant connects the body of the woman with the landscape,...
Stay and play

Stay and play

Stay and play is a series of performances staged in Sargeant's home, a collaboration with her youngest son Naoise (Aged 3)
Dust to bread

Dust to bread

The dust that collects in my vacuum cleaner is full of cat and human hair, dead skin, lost lego pieces, cut up bits of paper and scraps of childrens' creativity, feathers from the cushions that line our sofa, sweet wrappers dropped, mud from the souls of our shoes stamped inside and lots of other...