Birthing Trays

Birthing Trays: Digital Prints, 830 x 540 mm


Fowler Museum, UCLA

UNISA Art Gallery, Pretoria 

‘In the Birthing Tray series, as in The Interior, an interest in the ways in which gendered norms play out in birth processes is explored through references to discourses associated with expeditions and discovery.’ (Brenda Schmahmann, 2007)

Further Reading:

Schmahmann, B. 2007. Figuring Maternity: Christine Dixie’s Parturient Prospects. Johannesburg, de Arte 75, University of South Africa Press.

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Parturient Prospects

Parturient Prospects

The Interior (with Fish), Reliquary Cabinets, Birthing Trays, Parturient Prospects
Christine Dixie
01 Nov 2006

In Parturient Prospects ' Dixie situates her experiences against Western discoursed, especially images from early modern Europe. Focusing on the ways in which visual ...

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