Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Maggie Cardelus

a mother's birth

a mother

Maggie Cardelus. a mother's birth, 2011.

Description:
The image is an enlarged snapshot of a woman giving birth--she is shown upside-down because she is herself re-born at the same time. Most of the photo is finely shredded. The woman's face and genital area melt into the formless shreds.

Medium:
Mixed Media

Tags:
love, liquid, craft, blood, cut photograph, maternity, motherhood, birth

Images
morningthree piecesLaura in the mirrorLaura almost 12a mothersourdough starterLaura

Location
Milano, Mi
Italy

Contact
info@maggiecardelus.com

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