I wanted to make work that looked at the ritual of cleansing. In our house the bathtub is part of a nighty ritual before bed, but like every activity in our house it is not a private affair. This image shows how virtually impossible physical space is as a mother of small children. Liminality is created through the use of breastmilk; a cleansing, healing, nourishing potion, but also the very thing that often leads me to feel ‘touched out’.
Home Sweet Home, Exhibited with the Rented by the Hour collective, 2020
Maternochronics, Maternal Exhaustion in the Time of Pandemic, Virtual Exhibtion 2021
“Laura Clarke,” Artist Parent Index , accessed June 29, 2022, http://www.artistparentindex.com/items/show/610.
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