Posts tagged "nurture"
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...
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.
hand holding-standing-hugging

hand holding-standing-hugging

"A series of observational drawings from a mothers perspective exploring the intimate relationship that she holds with her child."
thumbsucking-breastfeeding-sleeping

thumbsucking-breastfeeding-sleeping

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

Mini Series

"An exhibition of video and sound pieces exploiting the medium's potential to create experience directly."
Birdie

Birdie

A puppet mother bird feeds her puppet chicks in a privet hedge.
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...
Mince Her

Mince Her

This painting represents a heavily pregnant woman, a handle that also looks like a transparent tube is attached to her belly. A fine painted line of clotted blood joins flesh and tube. The woman's torso has become amalgamated with a hand held kitchen meat mincing machine.