Home Truths: Photography, Motherhood and Identity

11 Oct 2013 – 5 Jan 2014

Event times

Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00 / Thursday 10:00 - 20:00 / Sun 11:30 - 18:00

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The Photographers' Gallery

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Just off Oxford Street so accessible by bus services to Oxford Street and a 2 minute walk from Oxford Circus Tube Station.

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This exhibition will explore representations of motherhood as seen through the works of eight contemporary artists. Pieces on display will aim to challenge long-held stereotypes and sentimental views of motherhood while addressing issues such as gender roles, domesticity, the body and the identity of individuals within the family unit. Photographers and artists taking part include Janine Antoni (b. 1964, Bahamas), Elina Brotherus (b. 1972, Finland), Elinor Carucci (b. 1971, Israel), Ana Casas Broda (b. 1965, Spain), Fred H√ľning (b. 1966 Germany), Leigh Ledare (b. 1976, USA), Katie Murray (b.1974, USA) Hanna Putz (b. 1987, Austria). The exhibition is curated by Susan Bright in collaboration with the Foundling Museum.

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