NOTHING OF IMPORTANCE OCCURRED

WENDY MORRIS

Tag: Middelheim Museum

  • Midwife’s Herball Middelheim / Diagram

    Midwife’s Herball Middelheim / Diagram

    TABLING THE VIRTUES, SOMEWHAT ABBREVIATED, OF TWELVE PLANTS ONCE KNOWN TO BE VERY USEFUL TO WOMEN-IN-NEED, GROWING WILD, CULTIVATED, GATHERED OR TRADED – THEN, NOW, OR AT ONE TIME – IN AND AROUND THE PARK OF THE MIDDELHEIM MUSEUM

  • Procession of Contraceptive Plants and Forgotten Midwives / video

    Procession of Contraceptive Plants and Forgotten Midwives / video

    The Procession is a part of Nothing of Importance Occurred, a project of recuperation of a Herball for a 17th century Angolan midwife at the Cape, South Africa. This project explores the knowledge that midwives and women of the 17th century had of plants that controlled fertility. At the heart of the story is the…

  • Conversation between Wendy Morris and curator Pieter Boons

    Conversation between Wendy Morris and curator Pieter Boons

    Conversation between Pieter Boons, curator of the Artistic Research Project, and Wendy Morris, in the studio at the Braem Pavilion, Middelheim Museum, May 10th, 2023. On Radio Hush Hush, the emergence of the Company and preparations for the Procession. P: You don’t work alone. You are working in or as a Company. Who is the…

  • Journeywomen / Procession

    Journeywomen / Procession

    Photo’s by Aldo Smith, student at LUCA School of Arts Brussels, of the Journeywomen passing through the circle of banners during the Procession

  • Installation / Radio Hush Hush / Middelheim Museum

    Installation / Radio Hush Hush / Middelheim Museum

    Summer installation Middelheim Museum Radio Hush Hush was accompanied to het huis pavilion at Middelheim Museum by the Procession on June 24th. The form of this sound installation of female voices whispering contraceptive and abortive recipes references clandestine radio broadcasts. Comprising six finch cages each fitted with a speaker the work features the voices of…

  • Procession / Return Retrace Replant / Middelheim Museum

    Procession / Return Retrace Replant / Middelheim Museum

    Performative Procession of Contraceptive Plants, Forgotten Midwives and Herb Women / Middelheim Museum On Saturday 24/06 we held a Procession of Contraceptive Plants, Forgotten Midwives and Herb Women. Sixty participants took part by carrying the banners, attending to the plants, uttering the stitched texts, singing solo in the forest, and whistling in the field. We…

  • ! Call to participate !

    ! Call to participate !

    Since January Wendy has been working in commission of the Middelheim Museum on a new performance work in which the virtues of medicinal plants growing in the park – and more specifically indigenous contraceptive plants – are central. On June 24 this work, which is a procession and an ambulatory library, will wind its way…

  • An Unruly Procession of Contraceptive Plants / taking shape in the Braem pavilion

    An Unruly Procession of Contraceptive Plants / taking shape in the Braem pavilion

    https://middelheimmuseum.be/en/AOP

  • Artistic Research Project / Reading the Landscape / Middelheim Museum

    Artistic Research Project / Reading the Landscape / Middelheim Museum

    The Artistic Research Project is a new program of the Middelheim Museum in which artists are invited to embed their research in the Museum. The Museum invites artists for the period of a year to explore research questions that relate both to their own practices and to the space, place and history of the Museum. Wendy Morris…

  • Fieldguide Gathering

    Fieldguide Gathering

    Ambulatory Libraries + Join us for the first Fieldguide Gathering, entitled Ambulatory Libraries, at Middelheim Museum on November 9th. Participating are Rachel O’Donnell, Els Viaene, Wendy Morris, Nele Möller, Lukas De Clerck, and the Fifteen Voices. Definitely present will be Lucky Herb, or the Plant of the Damned depending on your viewpoint, and Vulvaria. It…