M.A.M.A. 37- Clipping the Church and a Measure of Grace

Art by Tereza Buskova – ‘Clipping the Church’ In many cultures, even today, new mothers and their infants are subject to a period of physical seclusion or confinement from the rest of the world. During this time, the support of relatives and the local community plays a vital role in sustaining the family by caringContinue reading “M.A.M.A. 37- Clipping the Church and a Measure of Grace”

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. Weaving the Past with the Present: Saskia Saunders & Martha Joy Rose

About the Artist: Saskia Saunders creates minimal constructed artworks, from domestic materials such as parchment paper, string and household linens. These are sensitively woven, wrapped and manipulated, highlighting their simple, functional aesthetic and inherent tactile qualities. Saunders’ work is strongly linked to a sense of place, the home. Her art is an invitation to experience a calmContinue reading “M.A.M.A. Weaving the Past with the Present: Saskia Saunders & Martha Joy Rose”

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 Riddle, The Interior Vacation, and the Mother House [LINK]

The Riddle (2017) This stop-motion animation, made from collaged monoprints The work focusses on the loss of self-identity in early motherhood. What is left of a person’s personality once the numerous responsibilities and anxieties are taken on. Anna Fennel Hughes is a freelance artist creating monoprints that are often used to form illustrations, animations andContinue reading “M.A.M.A. – The Riddle, The Interior Vacation, and the Mother House [LINK]”

MAMA Issue n. 18 with Alex March – Exploring Womanhood [Link]

Artist: Alex March My work changed focus after the birth of my daughter nearly two years ago, these works are all recent and deal with my concerns about womanhood. “I am a London based artist originally from the North of England working with drawing, photography, painting and film to produce works which explore memory, representationContinue reading “MAMA Issue n. 18 with Alex March – Exploring Womanhood [Link]”