Posts tagged "emotions"
Helen Sargeant - Maternal Journal

Helen Sargeant – Maternal Journal

I had a go at the Maternal Journal guides and they are so much fun, I highly recommend you try them out too and they are all FREE to access online.
Womb Room Tomb

Womb Room Tomb

Thinking of my pre-menopausal body and how this has had an affect on my emotions. A sense of loss, sadness, change, fear of the future and how to fill my time as the children grow more independent.
Maternal Journal Guide

Maternal Journal Guide

I have created a free downloadable journaling template - "Mark making to capture connection between mother and baby" for the award winning Maternal Journal project produced by artist and midwife Laura Godfrey Isaacs. 
She was pregnant: mobile phone drawings

She was pregnant: mobile phone drawings

A series of drawings made using my my mobile phone. Playing with ideas and concepts to express a range of feelings in relation to the state of being pregnant.
The Pregnant Archive

The Pregnant Archive

I presented a talk about my arts practice in relation to the representation of the pregnant body, pregnancy testing and 1970’s performance arts practice at The Pregnant Archive Symposium, Birkbeck University.  I am developing a collaborative project with Jesse Olszynko-Gryn a Wellcome Trust Research Fellow based in the Department of History and Philosophy at The University...
Mama

Mama

A series of digital collages thinking about how memories are drawn and contained within the body. Memories of intense, exhausting,  mothering and how that made me feel.
A Silent Earthquake

A Silent Earthquake

A film going back in time to when I became a mother and was dealing with post-natal depression.  
The Creative Birth Programme: BODY

The Creative Birth Programme: BODY

I was invited to deliver a drawing workshop for pregnant women about the visualisation of the pregnant body as part of the Creative Birth Programme. The workshop involved exploring the pregnant body through dance, yoga and drawing. I worked  in collaboration with midwife, artist, activist Laura Godfrey Isaac; and yoga teacher and artist Claire Horton, together...
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...
Ma Ma/ Boo Boo

Ma Ma/ Boo Boo

The film utilises 215 intimate family photographs and home video footage taken by the artist, together with autobiographical prose that weaves a journey through Helen's thoughts, feelings and experiences of breastfeeding.
M(other) Stories

M(other) Stories

"Autobiographical writing is juxtaposed with photographs taken at home and during the school run using my smart phone camera. Photographs record the ever shifting, transitory time I share with my family. There are shadow portraits of me and my son playing, of my son sleeping, intimate observations of his body and skin, collaged together with...
The child inside the mother

The child inside the mother

Tracing and copying lines and gestures from Naoise drawings, collaging these into family photographs fusing together the present and the past, exploring mother/daughter relationships.