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NATAL

2018

inkjet print on dibond
183cm x 183cm

Shortlisted at the inaugural Chaiya Art Awards, gallery@oxo, London. Featuring The Entombment (1898) by Fred Holland Day, photo credit Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Part of Mother Church.

… The figures stand in a poised relation, on the left a semi-naked man we might recognise as Jesus, and on the right, a full-term naked pregnant woman. This is my friend Helen, who posed for me when I embarked on a series of work about motherhood and iconography. My writing and photographs, as well as my appearance on One Born Every Minute in 2014, all drove the creation of work about the rite of passage that is giving birth …

Notebook Spotlight: 29 March 2018

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