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.
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.
Materials: rope, plastic, flour, milk.
Images Camilla Greenwell