RESEARCH: "re.conceive" (2021/22)
This project is research led, investigating the invisibility of Infertility within the new wave of maternal visual arts. Its aims are to explore and visually theorise the transformational process of becoming a (M)Other, challenging traditional reproduction to reconceive a sub-maternal.
Its themes are focused on Embodiment - looking at embryonic/egg imaging, re-appropriating (male) science to question the commodification & mechanisation of the female body; and Identity – looking at the infertile female and its challenge to the feminine economy and normative motherhood within capitalist neo-liberal society.
The project ran for 12 months from March 2021 to March 2022 (although many collaborations continue)
Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.