Posts tagged "birth"
M(other) & Sons

M(other) & Sons

A series that plays with making collaborative composite drawings by me and my two sons. I bring together opposing elements, marks, motifs and characters from each of our drawing practices to explore my own maternal identity and the relationship my children hold with me.
Arts, Health and Social Care Symposia Series

Arts, Health and Social Care Symposia Series

The egg, the womb, the head and the moon will be exhibited and presented as part of the Arts, Health and Social Care Symposia Series at The University of Salford on the 19th November 2013. This is a free event and you can book by following the link detailed in the information below Arts, Health...
water & birth / blood & fear

water & birth / blood & fear

  water & birth/ blood & fear are a series of drawings that aim to capture ideas related to the birth of Naoise. The drawings have been made using pen, ink, pencil and paint. Blown marks expand, burst and pop onto the surface of the paper. While making these marks I was thinking about eggs, fertilisation,...
Birth: Party Surprise

Birth: Party Surprise

Birth: Party Surprise (2013) are a series of pencil and ink drawings that use public images of You Tube birth videos together with my personal experiences of giving birth.
Editions Project for Birth Rites Collection

Editions Project for Birth Rites Collection

I have created a limited edition artwork to help the Birth Rites Collection raise money to bring two tapestries and two documentation works by the internationally acclaimed artist Judy Chicago over from America.
Birth: icon drawings

Birth: icon drawings

This series of ink and pencil drawings have been created through making observational drawings from youtube birth videos, and in referencing the birth records of my two sons, remembering the physical and emotional experiences of birth and referencing historical anatomy sketches.
Birth: paint swatch bodies

Birth: paint swatch bodies

Painted on DIY paint sample's this series of drawings depicts the second active stage of labour as the cervix opens.
Birth Rites symposium

Birth Rites symposium

Helen Sargeant was recently invited by curator Helen Knowles of the Birth Rites Collection to attend the Birth Rites conference at the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester.
Birth: separation sketches

Birth: separation sketches

Colour sketches exploring the mental and physical separation of baby from the mothers body at birth.
September babies

September babies

A series of observational drawings made from a photograph taken shortly after the birth of my first child.
M(other) Icons

M(other) Icons

This series of  ink and pencil drawings was shown as part of a solo exhibition, M(other) at the Chapman Gallery, The University of Salford, 2008. Dr Jaques Rangasamy of The University of Salford has written a review of this exhibition.
First Born

First Born

"A book created using documentary photography and prose to reflect upon a mothers time spent with her first child."