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Mother Dearest

choreographed by Grace Nicol

Perfomed at The Place Theatre, London, May 2017 and at the Festival of Giants June 2017


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.

Images Camilla Greenwell

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