Posts tagged "motherhood"
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.      
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...
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 egg, the womb the head and the moon

The egg, the womb the head and the moon

  “The egg, the womb, the head and the moon” www.eggwombheadmoon.com,  has been created to show existing work and research-driven practice about the maternal by the Mewe arts collective in response to the title. The site includes documentation of visual art work, video, sound, performance and texts by members of Mewe, including contextual dialogue and blog posts that have...
The egg, the womb, the head and the moon.

The egg, the womb, the head and the moon.

The egg, the womb, the head and the moon is an online, interdisciplinary, collaborative arts project that will  be exhibited as part of the AHRC Motherhood in Post-1968 Women’s Writing: Cross Cultural and Interdisciplinary Dialogues conference at the University of London’s Senate House on Thursday 24th, Friday 25th and Saturday 26th October 2013, and on Friday 25th October, I will be delivering...
milk and tears

milk and tears

An exhibition of recent work in conjunction with the Hebden Bridge Open Studios, Friday 5th, Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th, 11am-5pm, LInden Art Studio, Hebden Bridge.
River of milk

River of milk

The river of milk that has flowed from my breasts for four long years has almost run dry. My experience feels like an ocean a continent, the Pacific, Africa. It has been a long emotional journey that has bounded me closely to my son.
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.
Facebook friends pregnancy food cravings

Facebook friends pregnancy food cravings

Facebook Friends responded to a post requesting them to send me details of their pregnancy food cravings. Their responses formed the design for these digital paintings which use colour and text to reference the various food types they divulged as pregnancy fads.
Yorkshire Art Loop

Yorkshire Art Loop

As part of the Yorkshire Art Loop exhibition at the Pop Up Art Space in Bradford, I will be exhibiting a series of Digital Prints based on Facebook friends pregnancy cravings. This collaborative project is the result of 33 artists visual responses to a poem by Ian Mcmillan.
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.
Pregnant workshop

Pregnant workshop

Created as part of the Big Draw, this workshop included a life drawing session from a Pregnant life model, a seminar about the representation of the Pregnant body in art history and contemporary fine art, together with time to develop work inspired by personal experiences of pregnancy.