Posts tagged "pregnancy"
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.  
Mummy's Tummy

Mummy’s Tummy

Me and my youngest son Naoise (aged six) played a drawing game in a book. He drew babies in the tummy’s of my mummy’s and I drew babies in the tummy’s of his mummy’s.   
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.
Playground drawings

Playground drawings

The line that begins a journey, a game, play. You encourage me to follow and trace the lines that you have made. I twist and turn on your line. We laugh together. The line that connects me to you. An umbilical line.
MSee

MSee

At home time my youngest son Naoise excitedly handed me an orange covered book with “me, mummy” written on the front that he wants to use to draw pictures of “me in my mummy’s tummy when she was pregnant and him in my tummy when I was pregnant.” In this video Naosie can be seen drawing me developing inside my...
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...

Higher Riser

In Higher Riser I collaborate with my eldest son Sydney to re-imagine Sylvia Plaths poem You’re as rock song. Plaths words use the metaphor of bread rising to represent the womb of the pregnant narrator.
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.
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.
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.
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.