Posts tagged "pregnancy"
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...

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.
Corpus Luteum

Corpus Luteum

A series of 12 ink drawings on watercolour paper.
Blastocyst

Blastocyst

A blastocyst is an egg that has developed for around five to six days after fertilisation. This series of ink drawings reference this moment when egg becomes a prospect of life, the drawings depict two torsos whose bodily organs work together and in conflict with each other
Torsos

Torsos

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.