Social studies > Health & Welfare
Creative Arts and Design > Fine Art]
|Group or Collective Creators:||Coram Young Parents Project, Jules Maxwell, Jonathan Woolf Architects, The Foundling Museum|
Smother was a performed installation at 101 Kings Cross Road. Commissioned by Artangel, the work was developed with very young parents who attended a weekly drop-in service at Coram.
Climbing the narrow stairs of a three-sided tower, a girl searches for her lost cherries, is pushed aside by a braying buggy and tries not to throw the baby out with the bath water. Smother is a story of emotional resilience, adaptability, loneliness and joy, of constant battles and glorified victories.
Smother also contributed to a Study of New Model Arts Institutions and Public Engagement by the University of Central Lancashire, exploring the relationship between artistic practice and personal/social transformation.
|Type of Research:||Show/Exhibition|
|Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed:||Performance, collaboration, socially-engaged, interaction, place, parenting, play|
|Your affiliations with UAL:||Colleges > Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design|
|Date:||13 May 2010|
|Funders:||Artangel, John Lyons Charity|
|Event Location:||London, UK|
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|Material/Media:||Performance, sound, installation|
|Measurements or Duration of item:||18 performances, each of 3 hours duration|
|Deposited By:||Sarah Cole|
|Deposited On:||22 Feb 2012 14:00|
|Last Modified:||18 Jun 2014 12:01|