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Procreate Project 

Procreate Project is a pioneering arts organisation supporting the development of contemporary artists who are also mothers working across art-forms. Through art we want to unpack and put light on stereotypes and assumptions for which women cannot pursue their creative goals when raising small children. Today Procreate Project offers online and offline platforms and opportunities for the display, screen and staging of works  and creates the prime conditions for the production of works that would not otherwise be created.

 

Productions include Mother Art Prize [2017] launched with the contribution of Art Academy, and supported by Create London; Oxytocin 1st edition[2017] organised @ RCA with support from LADA; Left Overs [2017], exhibition @ the 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning; Foetus, new media performance presented @ RichMix and Leyden Gallery [2015/2017]; Zines archive of 130 artists, displayed at Goldsmiths University and South bank University, Lace Gallery Nottingham, Manhattan College, NYC [2015/16.17].

Read more on www.procreateproject.com @procreateproject 

 

BIRTH RITES COLLECTION

The programme of performances is delivered in collaboration with Birth Rites Collection which is the only collection of contemporary art on childbirth. Originally hosted by The University of Salford 2009-2017, it is now hosted by the Department of Midwifery, King’s College, London and is on permanent display for staff and students (and the public by appointment) across Guys Campus. A public programme has included; a symposium @ The Whitechapel Gallery and Whitworth Art Gallery (2011), BRC Bi-annual Competition @ Media CityUK in collaboration with The Women’s Art Library, Goldsmiths University & The Whitworth Art Gallery (2013 /2015/17), Visualising Embodiment in collaboration with Manchester Feminist Theory Network Key (2014) and the launch of BRC @ Guys Campus,KCL. Currently, the collection has 75 art works which have been donated by internationally acclaimed artists including works by Judy Chicago and Ana Casas Broda.

Read more on http://www.birthritescollection.org.uk

The event is supported by the Department of Midwifery, part of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care at King’s College London