Publications
Brood Issue 4: Riding The Reindeer

Brood Issue 4: Riding The Reindeer

Taydellinen ympyra

Taydellinen ympyra

Mother Art: text by Saara Sillanpää and Helen Sargeant, article, Pages 22- 25, Tampere Arts Association Magazine.
Live Art and Motherhood, A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal

Live Art and Motherhood, A Study Room Guide on Live Art and the Maternal

“New Maternalisms”: Tales of Motherwork (Dislodging the Unthinkable)

“New Maternalisms”: Tales of Motherwork (Dislodging the Unthinkable)

Illustration of Helen Sargeant, Man Sized, Digital Collage, 2014 included in Eti Wade’s paper; Maternal Art Practices: In Support of New Maternalist Aesthetic Forms.                        
M/OTHER VOICES Column: The Miserable Mother

M/OTHER VOICES Column: The Miserable Mother

"A mother needs to know herself, to own up to the diverse, contradictory, often overwhelming feelings evoked by motherhood. It doesn't matter whether she stays at home, goes out to work, is partnered or single. Only a mother who can face her own inner turbulence can make sense of her child's. It's only by accepting...
Water Birth: Stories to inspire and inform

Water Birth: Stories to inspire and inform

Illustration on back cover, poetry and further illustrations inside.    
The egg, the womb, the head and the moon exhibition review

The egg, the womb, the head and the moon exhibition review

By Rebecca Baillie The strength of the recently concluded exhibition in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire – the egg, the womb, the  head and the moon – was in its inclusivity and openness. To create a structure and then to renounce control  is difficult; difficult when parenting, difficult when curating and difficult to do as an...
Milk and the blood: exhibition text by Helen Sargeant

Milk and the blood: exhibition text by Helen Sargeant

Ebor Studio, Littleborough  8th- 22nd March 2013 Sargeant makes work about the female body and her experiences of mothering. The milk and the blood, is an exhibition of her recent  drawings, photography, sound, video and performance work. We are born and we make marks through the vapour of our first breath, through our first excrement...
Studies in the Maternal: Volume 4

Studies in the Maternal: Volume 4

"Birth icons drawings" series published in Studies in the Maternal: Volume 4, together with editorial text by Rebecca Baille.
Dr Jacques Rangasamy review of M(other) exhibition

Dr Jacques Rangasamy review of M(other) exhibition

"When asked what he considered was the greatest act of heroism he knew, Mahatma Gandhi replied that it the one performed by the mother who woke up in the middle of the night to find that her baby had wet the mattress they were sharing, and who exchanged places to ensure that the baby slept...
Mini Series exhibition text by Jenna Collins

Mini Series exhibition text by Jenna Collins

"Helen has a sophisticated relationship to video exploiting its potential to create experience directly, resulting in a raw aesthetic that exposes the painters approach to mark making. With a bizarre and dark sense of humour, Helen makes use of the objects that furnish her life to explore the psychological, challenging hierarchies and power relations...
Does anyone still believe in ghosts?, Flux Magazine, by Jonnathan Shaw June 1995

Does anyone still believe in ghosts?, Flux Magazine, by Jonnathan Shaw June 1995

"No one seems to care about ghosts anymore, they are nonsense, relegated to dubious folklore and kiddies books. Problem is that spooks, spectres, phantoms and phantasms not only exist but haunt in scary abundance a disused Victorian mental asylum in Brockhall Village, where a cabal of artists are summoning the sprites and living amongst them."...