TRACKING THE COURSE OF MUTINY AGAINST THE TYRANNY

Op-ed, Martha Joy Rose May 13, 2019  Despite headlines and discourse, the most unchanging thing about motherhood is how much it doesn’t change. While parenting narratives in the public arena are more visible than ever, while books on mothers and mothering are written and published at a dizzying pace (see Demeter Press among others), andContinue reading “TRACKING THE COURSE OF MUTINY AGAINST THE TYRANNY”

Submit to The Mother Load – Essays About Art and Motherhood: Extended deadline Oct. 15 [CLICK]

Women will never stop discussing the complexities around being a mother and what motherhood (in its many forms) means for their professional life. Within the arts, there are a wide range of disciplines, each with their own subjective ways of determining an artist’s level of success. As individual artists, how do we define success within ourContinue reading “Submit to The Mother Load – Essays About Art and Motherhood: Extended deadline Oct. 15 [CLICK]”

Year End Report [CLICK]

Thank You To Our Friends, Supporters, and Partners This has been a wonderful year for collaboration. M.O.M. saw three new initiatives launch in 2015. They included the Procreate Project along with The Mom Egg Review, Project Afterbirth, and the Jewish Biennale 2015 at Hechel Schlomo Museum in Israel (download press about this Jewish Biennal_Report here). TheContinue reading “Year End Report [CLICK]”

The Status of Mother Art Around The World [LINK]

ProCreate Project is due to launch at the Women´s Art Library at Goldsmiths University in London, England on the 15th of December, 2015. Over 100 featured ‪#‎motherartists‬. #JoinMama Book your free ticket here [LINK] Here is my personal statement regarding the current status of mother-art around the world by M. Joy Rose: I’ve been organizing the Mamapalooza Festival (worldwide)Continue reading “The Status of Mother Art Around The World [LINK]”

Project AfterBirth – NEWS RELEASE – July 2015

We are delighted to announce Project AfterBirth’s: OFFICIAL EXHIBITION SELECTION Project AfterBirth presents the first ever international open art exhibition on the subject of parenthood. The exhibition will feature unseen and rarely shown artistic responses to lived experiences of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood, in a variety of visual, performance, literary, film & digital disciplines,Continue reading “Project AfterBirth – NEWS RELEASE – July 2015”

The Music of Motherhood

CALL FOR PAPERS Demeter Press is seeking submissions for an edited collection The Music of Motherhood Co-editors: Martha Joy Rose, Lynda Ross, and Jennifer Hartmann Publication Date: Fall 2016 Music is an important form of self-expression and vehicle for social engagement. Activists like Charlotte Perkins Gilman published songs calling for suffragists  “to lift mankind” inContinue reading “The Music of Motherhood”