Posts tagged "maternal"
Woman UP! Podcast by Desperate Artwives

Woman UP! Podcast by Desperate Artwives

I am a member of the Desperate Artwives an arts collective set up by Amy Dignam. In 2019 I was invited to record a podcast for Women Up! and was interviewed by Susan Merrick.
Maternal Art Magazine - MAM a new publication created at home during lockdown

Maternal Art Magazine – MAM a new publication created at home during lockdown

Maternal Art Magazine – MAM is a new art magazine focusing on artists from around the world producing work about the maternal. The first issue, Stay At Home due out in June 2020 is a response by 24 artists to their experiences of working at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. The magazine aims to support artists through this...
Helen Sargeant - Maternal Journal

Helen Sargeant – Maternal Journal

I had a go at the Maternal Journal guides and they are so much fun, I highly recommend you try them out too and they are all FREE to access online.
Womb Room Tomb

Womb Room Tomb

Thinking of my pre-menopausal body and how this has had an affect on my emotions. A sense of loss, sadness, change, fear of the future and how to fill my time as the children grow more independent.
Maternal Journal Todmorden & Hebden Bridge

Maternal Journal Todmorden & Hebden Bridge

Maternal Journal involves a series of creative workshops that explore the history and practice of journaling and the potential to promote positive mental health and wellbeing.
Maternal Journal Guide

Maternal Journal Guide

I have created a free downloadable journaling template - "Mark making to capture connection between mother and baby" for the award winning Maternal Journal project produced by artist and midwife Laura Godfrey Isaacs. 
The M Word

The M Word

‘The M word’ exhibition curated by Amy Dignam of Desperate Art Wives. A group exhibition of visual and material representation of concepts that revolve around the maternal experience, motherhood and maternal mental health.
She was pregnant: mobile phone drawings

She was pregnant: mobile phone drawings

A series of drawings made using my my mobile phone. Playing with ideas and concepts to express a range of feelings in relation to the state of being pregnant.
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.  
Tarmac & Skin

Tarmac & Skin

   
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...
Drawing from birth

Drawing from birth

I led a day long workshop about drawing from birth experiences for Nativity Hub, Leeds, a health and wellbeing project set up by independent midwife Claire Harbottle.