MOM Conference 2019 – April 5-6 – The Public is Invited

April 5-6, 2019 FULL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE Rewriting Trauma & Visibility: Motherwork, Pregnancy, and Birth Keynote presentations with Khiara M. Bridges and Roksana Badruddoja. See the schedule for more information. GENERAL INFORMATION The international MOM Conference is an annual event that features research, scholarship, and creative collaboration in the area of Mother Studies. Each year, theContinue reading “MOM Conference 2019 – April 5-6 – The Public is Invited”

M.A.M.A. Charlotte Morrison: A personal account of a developing practice & Kristin Roedell

Years ago, some of my first serious art pieces were about the experiences of giving birth. I was intrigued by what happens when you merge a personal life event with the medical file that accompanied it. Red ink flowed onto thick paper while a crisp pen scribbled medical notes onto a bleached-out body. Those earlyContinue reading “M.A.M.A. Charlotte Morrison: A personal account of a developing practice & Kristin Roedell”

MAMA 31: Mother’s Diary, Mothertime ‘Let Down’ & MOM EGG Review Reading in NYC [LINK]

Marketa Senkyrik mother’s diary (for Kaya) 2017-2018 hand-bound diary / drawings – fine-liner, watercolour crayons, crayons My mum has plenty of photo albums – one from each holiday, one from each Christmas… When I am visiting my parents, we often look at the photos together. I like to draw diaries. They are a bit likeContinue reading “MAMA 31: Mother’s Diary, Mothertime ‘Let Down’ & MOM EGG Review Reading in NYC [LINK]”

M.A.M.A. Left Overs – no more with Rajaa Paixão and Oz with Gwen North Reiss

Statement: Rajaa Paixão’s art practice tackles a conceptual and multidisciplinary approach, mainly encompassing sculpture and painting, turned into assemblages. Having an overly dreamy and idealist nature, her thoughts tend to be too erratic and therefore overlapping, resulting in the abstraction and blurry perception of events, contrasted with the urge to reorder physical objects neatly, andContinue reading “M.A.M.A. Left Overs – no more with Rajaa Paixão and Oz with Gwen North Reiss”

M.A.M.A. The Muteness and the Scream & When You Were Wild [Click]

The Muteness and the Scream Carolina Brunelli I have always believed in Art with a purpose. I have always believed that I needed a motive, a driving force of social change for my creative process to make sense. When I saw myself pregnant that feeling had simply gone. Perhaps by irony, the patriarchal oppression thatContinue reading “M.A.M.A. The Muteness and the Scream & When You Were Wild [Click]”