• Courtney Kessel

    PERFORMING PARENTHOOD 2017 OFFICIAL SELECTION: Courtney Kessel (USA, Ohio) In Balance With (2012) Performance documentation on film (5 minute edit) ARTIST STATEMENT: “In this performance my six-year-old daughter, Chloe, and I sit at opposite ends of an empty sixteen-foot seesaw. …..

  • Rachel Epp Buller

    Rachel Epp Buller (USA, Kansas) The Food Landscape (2007/8) Food based screen prints (in 10 hand-bound books) ARTIST STATEMENT: The Food Landscape is a conceptual project that visually narrates the end of my breastfeeding journey. Based on a food log …..

  • Muffie Connelly

    PERFORMING PARENTHOOD 2017 OFFICIAL SELECTION: Muffie Connelly (USA, Oregon) Induction Ceremony (2013) Dance performance ARTIST STATEMENT: Induction Ceremony is a 53 minute dance performance film directly resulting from choreographer Muffie Connelly’s personal experience with isolation and postpartum depression. This work …..

  • Madison Omahne

    Madison Omahne (USA, Ohio) Womb Project (2013-14) Photo collage with soft sculpture ARTIST STATEMENT: This 9 month long documentation explores the physical changes I experienced throughout my first pregnancy. By crocheting around myself during this period, I created a womb-like …..

  • Amanda West

    Amanda West (USA, California) The Summer You Were Born (2012) Song/Music Video ARTIST STATEMENT: I had always looked forward to birth. When at last it was my own birthing time, I breathed and moaned and meditated through it and in …..