The Best Literary Writing About Mothers and Motherhood

Announcements – February 2017

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Barbara Crooker has a new book out, Les Fauves, “a collection of ekphrastic poetry, meditations on paintings from the Fauve and Post-Impressionist movements. But it also contains poetry’s equivalent to Fauvism, poems that take a walk on the wild side…” https://www.amazon.com/dp/1936196697/?tag=barbaracrooke-20

Hester Jones has new video piece called “Father Food” that will be exhibited at the new Animal Museum in LA, USA next week until April.The exhibition, SPOM, is a show of 14 international female artists who made work inspired by Carol J Adam’s The Sexual Politics of Meat and celebrates the 25th anniversary of this legendary book. “Father Food” is a video that shows mother’s hands preparing meat for their children and fathers of their offspring, juxtaposed with living, breathing family pets. Here’s the link to the exhibition:
http://theanimalmuseum.com/exhibits/the-sexual-politics-of-meat/
Stills from the video here:
http://www.hesterjones.com/father-food-2015.html.

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