Mother Dearest

Images Camilla Greenwell

Images Camilla Greenwell


Dancers:  Alethia Antonia, Valerie Ebuwa, Maroula Iliopoulou, Claudia Palazzo, Martha Stylianou, Dennie Wilson

A mother is a mother still, the holiest thing alive.
The Three Graves, Coleridge

[Motherhood is] the pleasing punishment that women bare
Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare

The goal of female education must invariably be the future mother.
Adolf Hitler

Because we have had countless past lives we have had countless mothers. Where are all these mothers now? They’re all the living beings alive today.

I have such respect for women. My mother was one of the great people I have known in my life.
Donald Trump

Materials:  rope, plastic, flour, milk.

Thank you to Marina Collard, Sue McLennan, Dance Research Studio, vInspired, Wac Arts, The London Bubble, Theo Samsworth, Jamie McCarthy and all our mothers.

The Place May 2017