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…”

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:
Stills from the video here:


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