The Mothernists conference

5-6 June 2015, Rotterdam

A three-day-long transatlantic conference, bringing together the work and thought of practicing international artists, art historians, educators, curators and writers on the topic of caring labour and cultural re-production. The Mothernists attempts to open up philosophical, political, aesthetic and social questions made visible through the co-existing practices of mothering and cultural re-production, bringing these into the diverse discourses that the participants professionally as artists, writers, philosophers, curators, historians and educators are part of. 

Welcome Deirdre M. Donoghue (FIN/IRL)

"Who's Yo Mama" Lise haller Baggesen (DK)

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Maternal Ecologies Dr Natalie S. Loveless (CA)

Moments, Holes, and Stuff: Sourcing a Practice Through the Space of the Domestic Courtney Kessel (USA)

In this Together, Collaborating with our Children Irene Perez (ES)

To Move or Being Moved Esmé Valk (NL)

Representations of m/otherhood and Care: from Chains to Passion? Mirjam Westen (NL)

Staging the Spectacle Dr Rachel Epp Buller (USA)

Terri Hawkes (CA)

Biasing the Non-Maternal and Reverse Mothering Miriam Schaer (USA)

Our Enemies Realize Our Power Long Before We Do Shira Richter (ISR)


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