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Performing Maternities: Part 2
  • ISSN: 1757-1979
  • E-ISSN: 1757-1987


A visual conversation through art herstory and mothering, made during the first lockdown of 2020. Faced with a lack of private space, the author locks herself in the bath and discusses paintings from the past as she grapples to make art when her son wants her full attention.


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Keyword(s): art history; bath; COVID; drawing; graphic narrative; memoir; motherhood; painting
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