The term ‘maternal’ has been pulsing through the academic and contemporary art worlds. Contemporary art institutions seek to cultivate it; scholars write about it, and artists who become mothers are confronted by the concept.
I am a mixed media artist working mainly in sculpture and installation using a range of techniques that include casting, assemblage, photography, projections & sound. My practice is about the domestic and every day, and the stories of the objects around us – in both our homes and museums. Collecting, collating, documenting and display are key elements in my work as is repetition. I am interested in the dynamics of opposites: domestic and industrial, beautiful and ugly, useful and useless, temporary or permanent. My process has resulted in work that explores the fragility of memory; is rooted in the fabric of the home, yet presented in a historical context.
Hello MOM Family! As things have begun to open up again in some parts of the United States after vaccine distributions, I hope you have all been able to have a wonderful and safe Memorial Day Weekend with family and friends. Today is a day to commemorate those who have served their country with everythingContinue reading “Honoring Women Who Have Served Above and Beyond the Call of Duty”
You’ve heard that Elon Musk wants to settle Mars. Well, at the Museum of Motherhood we’d like to finish making earth better for its inhabitants first. Love you MOTHER EARTH and you mother first please.