Lectures

Christa Donner, Two Interiors (installation view), 2014. christadonner.com

First Fridays

First Friday - The Maternal Body in Contemporary Art by S. Reyes

  • May 7, 2021, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Online with Zoom or Facebook Live

Free! Watch online with Zoom or Facebook Live. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88054946210

This lecture offers a glimpse into the portrayal of mothering in contemporary art contexts, and will include examples by international artist​s who conceptualize mothering and caregiving through creative practice​s. The timing of this talk marks the opening of the Artist Mothers at MAWA exhibition Earth’s Mother.

Live ASL interpretation will be provided. Auto-captions are available if you watch the lecture with Zoom. 

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88054946210

If you are unable to watch the lecture live it will remain posted on our Facebook page. It will also be recorded, closed captioning added and then posted here by the end of May.

  • S. Reyes

    S. Reyes is a mother, an artist, a former K-12 art teacher and a graduate student of art education. She is currently researching artist mother collectives and artist​s with creative practices ​that are centred on mothering and caregiving, as part of her PhD work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.