on a (m)other’s watch
Saturday 11th April 11:00 to 18:00
(Study room next to the Special Collections area)
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Goldsmiths University of London
SE14 6NW London
‘on a (m)other’s watch’ Symposium – Tickets FREE but please RSVP here:
Please note that children are welcome at this event.
‘on a (m)other’s watch’ is a collaboration between curator Samantha Lippett and mother artist Eti Wade and has been supported by coordinator of the Women’s Art Library, Althea Greenan. The project comprises of two public ‘interventions’ within the Goldsmiths campus of previously unseen works by Eti Wade entitled Joscasta and 57 Baths. The project is supported through an accompanying symposium.
10.30am – Introduction by curator Samantha Lippett
11.00am – Talk by Dr. Elena Marchevska, The last place where we were together
11.30am – Talk by Dr. Lisa Baraitser, Psychoanalysis and the new public culture of childbirth
12.30pm – Lunch (Eti Wade will be available between 1.15pm and 1.30pm by the installation ‘Joscasta’ for a brief talk about the work)
1.30pm – Video presentation and talk by Eti Wade ‘The inappropriateness of 57 Baths’
2.30pm – Screening of Lyla Rye’s 2000 piece, Byte and Amy Jenkins 2002 work The Audrey Samsara which will be introduced by curator Samantha Lippett. Both works were policed and censored in the early 2000s, the stories of which will be used as case studies for the following debate.
3.00pm – Panel discussion between Dr. Elena Marchevska, Eti Wade, Dr. Lisa Baraitser and Samantha Lippett debating the censorship of maternal art, child as subject and the new heightened visability of maternal intimacy. Followed by a Q&A.
5.00pm – Complementary drinks ceremony and a chance to view the installations with the artist.
6.00pm – A table has been booked for further discussion over drinks and food at the New Cross House pub, which is only a minutes walk from the Goldsmiths Library.