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WENDY MORRIS

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  • Mary Lowndes and Suffragette banners

    Mary Lowndes and Suffragette banners

    The form of the banners made for Procession at Middelheim Museum is influenced by the work of Suffragette artist Mary Lowndes. In 1909 she published her manifesto On Banners and Banner-making in the form of a pamphlet A banner  is not a literary affair, it is not a placard; leave such to boards and sandwichmen.…

  • 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…

  • 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…