Posts tagged "motherhood"
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.
First Born

First Born

"A book created using documentary photography and prose to reflect upon a mothers time spent with her first 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
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.
Dr Jacques Rangasamy review of M(other) exhibition

Dr Jacques Rangasamy review of M(other) exhibition

"When asked what he considered was the greatest act of heroism he knew, Mahatma Gandhi replied that it the one performed by the mother who woke up in the middle of the night to find that her baby had wet the mattress they were sharing, and who exchanged places to ensure that the baby slept...
M(other)

M(other)

This solo exhibition at The Chapman Gallery, The University of Salford, featured a series of ink drawings and books exploring abjection through representations of the pregnant bod
Birdie

Birdie

A puppet mother bird feeds her puppet chicks in a privet hedge.
the birthday party

the birthday party

Abandoned Doll

Abandoned Doll

A small observational painting depicting a headless doll found at Brockhall Village. The doll has the number “239” written on its chest in biro, badly stained, and crudely made out of canvas. It was found in between a broken floorboard space of the derelict hospital together with plastic beads, combs and other small christmas cracker...
Mince Her

Mince Her

This painting represents a heavily pregnant woman, a handle that also looks like a transparent tube is attached to her belly. A fine painted line of clotted blood joins flesh and tube. The woman's torso has become amalgamated with a hand held kitchen meat mincing machine.