• Geoffrey Harrison

    Geoffrey Harrison (UK, London) Asteroid 13.10.14.00.10 TJEX (2015) Graphite on paper ARTIST STATEMENT: This title refers to the date and time of the birth of my son. The format reflects the naming convention for astral bodies including asteroids and comets. …..

  • Ione Rucquoi

    Ione Rucquoi (UK, Devon) Anna and Magnus (2015) Placenta blood and gold leaf ARTIST STATEMENT: My current blood prints are related to works I started in 2010, shortly after the birth of my first child. They are also a natural …..

  • Csilla Nagy

    PERFORMING PARENTHOOD 2017 OFFICIAL SELECTION: Csilla Nagy and Gábor Kasza (Hungary, Budapest) Birth & ReBirth by Cipolla Collectiva (2013) Video of a one-off ritual performance ARTIST STATEMENT: “In April 2013 I re-collaborated with photographer Gábor Kasza to create an image …..

  • Carole Evans

    Carole Evans (UK, London) Father and Son (2015), from the series Out of the Woods Photograph ARTIST STATEMENT: This work is part of an ongoing project about being a parent for the first time. Initially about the trials we faced …..

  • Belinda Kochanowska

    Belinda Kochanowska (Australia, Queensland) Germination & The Eden of My Flesh (2014), from the series My Flesh Is Your Flesh Archival pigment prints ARTIST STATEMENT: I created the series My Flesh Is Your Flesh during the pregnancy and early months …..

  • Lizzie Philps

    Lizzie Philps (UK, Bristol) The Pilgrimage of the Prodigal Daughter (2013) Tryptich video installation, 1 hr ARTIST STATEMENT: My mother is an excellent navigator. The only time I’ve heard her say “fuck” was when she threw the map at my …..

  • Mila Oshin

    Mila Oshin (UK, Exeter) Passage (2016) Poetry collection, music album, short film “I am moved by the sustained anguish yet calm contained in these poems.” Dr Andrea Liss, author ‘Feminist Art and the Maternal’, USA “I love the poems so …..

  • Marilyn Kyle

    Marilyn Kyle (UK, Surrey) The Mending (2013) Cast porcelain with on glaze artist made transfers, found objects ARTIST STATEMENT: As an artist, rooted in printmaking, I use a variety of media and processes dependent upon the needs of the work …..

  • Magda Stawarska-Beavan

    Magda Stawarska-Beavan (UK, Lancashire) Mother Tongue (2009) Set of 3 screen-prints with sound installation ARTIST STATEMENT: In Mother Tongue I am trying to represent the passage of time and preserve the ephemeral moments in the development of a child’s relationship …..

  • Laura James Wray

    Laura James Wray (UK, Cornwall) Bound and Controlled (2011) Slip cast white earthenware, smoke fired and bound with rubber inner bungy cord ARTIST STATEMENT: Twenty five weeks pregnant, my first experience of crowning was a cruel and brutal introduction to …..