Posts tagged "woman"
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...
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)
Second born

Second born

A book created using documentary photography to record the work of a mother caring for her young child.
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
Mini Series exhibition text by Jenna Collins

Mini Series exhibition text by Jenna Collins

"Helen has a sophisticated relationship to video exploiting its potential to create experience directly, resulting in a raw aesthetic that exposes the painters approach to mark making. With a bizarre and dark sense of humour, Helen makes use of the objects that furnish her life to explore the psychological, challenging hierarchies and power relations...
Land poem song

Land poem song

Sargeant sings a version of Aretha Franklins’ I say a little prayer. A song of loss set in a suburban landscape. A woman’s identity disintegrates into her environment as she reflects upon a failed relationship.
Dog in a vent

Dog in a vent

Based upon a letter sent to a friend, here Sargeant's imagined narrative has the woman taking on the characteristics of a dog.?
the birthday party

the birthday party

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...
Woman on x-ray

Woman on x-ray

Woman on x-ray is from a series of drawings made in response to pornographic material found on the derelict building site at Brockhall Village.
Pin-cher

Pin-cher

I cut and eat you out of me

I cut and eat you out of me