Posts tagged "vulnerability"
Tarmac & Skin

Tarmac & Skin

   
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...
Her Family

Her Family

Playing with embedding my children's drawings into my own, thinking about the body of the mother and the child, gender, sexuality, nurture and protection.
Mummification

Mummification

https://youtu.be/cKXpSno_KSM We are stuck together, forever bound to our children, always mother’s. Video from Mummification: The Egg The Womb The Head & The Moon   
Stay and play

Stay and play

Stay and play is a series of performances staged in Sargeant's home, a collaboration with her youngest son Naoise (Aged 3)
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: icon drawings

Birth: icon drawings

This series of ink and pencil drawings have been created through making observational drawings from youtube birth videos, and in referencing the birth records of my two sons, remembering the physical and emotional experiences of birth and referencing historical anatomy sketches.
Birth: separation sketches

Birth: separation sketches

Colour sketches exploring the mental and physical separation of baby from the mothers body at birth.
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.
New borns

New borns

A series of mono prints exploring images of new born babies.