Question of the Month:
Introducing Some Wonderful Side Effects….
Halfway through the Mothers Who Make Crowdfunding campaign that I ran back in December, a startling challenge to the campaign’s output appeared on the MWM Facebook page:
"Where is the sense - for the outsider - that all this isn't just tea and toddler natter? You have pictures of kids, and kids' toys, and mothers and kids - but where's the ART?! Where's the visual sense of the extraordinary capabilities in need of being nurtured here?" (Nicky Singer)
It was a very valid and vital challenge (thank you Nicky!). Once confronted in this way the truth seemed stunningly obvious – yes, of course – where was the art?! I had been so focussed on MWM as a process, as a peer support network that involved creating safe, well-held, pressure-free, diverse spaces, welcoming to any woman who identifies as a mother/maker, that I had not even considered representing the outcome, the art, within our campaign.
Read on HERE