Posts tagged "memory"
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...
Mother & Child workshop

Mother & Child workshop

Created as part of the Big Draw, this workshop included a life drawing session from a Mother and Child life models, a seminar about the representation of Mother and Child in art history and contemporary fine art, together with time to develop work inspired by personal experiences of mothering.
October babies

October babies

A series of drawings exploring a photograph of my first born son taken shortly after his birth.
September babies

September babies

A series of observational drawings made from a photograph taken shortly after the birth of my first child.
Second born

Second born

A book created using documentary photography to record the work of a mother caring for her young child.
First Born

First Born

"A book created using documentary photography and prose to reflect upon a mothers time spent with her first child."
Mum’s memories of motherhood

Mum’s memories of motherhood

A project drawing directly upon maternal experiences to create visual and text based narratives exposing the work of mothers.
Lancaster Moor Hospital

Lancaster Moor Hospital

"In 1998 I completed a 5 month collaborative residency at the hospital with Michael Mayhew (performance artist), and Scott Abraham (film maker). Based on the Conniston Ward we worked together to produce an interdisciplinary installation and performance piece. |"
Scenes from the Asylum Wall

Scenes from the Asylum Wall

"A performance installation produced as the result of a collaborative residency by Helen Sargeant (Visual Artist), Michael Mayhew (Performance Artist) and Scott Abraham (Film Maker) at the John Moore Hospital, Lancashire prior to its closure in 1997."
Scenes from the Asylum Wall

Scenes from the Asylum Wall

Patient

Patient

Patient was made during an artists residency between 1995 and 1997 at Brockhall Village, Lancashire. Brockhall Village was being developed from a derelict mental asylum into a luxury secure housing estate by the property tycoon Gerald Hitman. Brockhall Village was built in 1904 as an Inebriate Women’s Reforatory, and closed down in 1992 as part...
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."...