Childfree: Conversations About Choice, Circumstance, and Ambivalence

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I hope you can join me as I will be presenting my work on Childfree: Conversations About Choice, Circumstance, and Ambivalence,a panel at Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, Residents’ Dining Hall on THURS Dec. 5 | 6-8 PM

Jane Addams-Hull Houses
800 S. Halsted, Chicago, IL

Reserve a free spot here: http://childfree.eventbrite.com

Organized by Kirstin De Mello

+Carrie Ruckel, moderator and filmmaker, creator of the short film “This is not a feminist theory about motherhood”
+Nannette Banks, Reverend and coordinator at McCormick Theological Seminary
+Gloria Bowman, writer and author of Human Slices, a love story about the choice to be childfree
+Sekile Nzinga-Johnson, Asst. Prof. in Gender & Women’s Studies at UIC and editor of Laboring Positions: Black Women, Mothering and the Academy (2013).
+Miriam Schaer, artist and professor at Columbia College, recent work includes Baby (Not) on Board:  The Last Prejudice?
+Edra Soto, artist and creator of The Franklin exhibit space

Wyoming Bound!

I will be in Wyoming next week for my exhibition Baby (not) on Board at Western Wyoming Community College, in Rock Springs. I’ll be working with students and others in the community. It’s going to be really exciting to see this new work up in one space-for the first time! And, there has been some interest in the local press

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Laura Fattal’s Article/Interview with Miriam Schaer now on-line!

Dr. Laura Fattal, (Wm Patterson University) has written a wonderful article about my work for Journal of Art for Life is now available on line. You can download a copy here. The print journal will be available out in Spring 2014josephus2-d

What’s Your Baby? Essay by Jessica Cochran

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I am honored that curator Jessica Cochran wrote a beautiful essay about my installation, What’s Your Baby? at the Fountains Foundation 916. You can download a copy here.The exhibition will be up for a few more weeks

What’s Your Baby?, is also an interactive blog about childlessness and women without children. Please share your baby with us!

What’s Your Baby? at the Fountains Foundation 916

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What’s Your Baby? is on view at the Fountains Foundation 916, 916 S Wabash, 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL, through the end of the summer. There is a box for those who wish to share ‘their baby’: their dreams and desires. For those not in Chicago, please submit your ‘baby’ here.

Photo: Leo Selvaggio

A New Blog

I’ve started new blog, What’s Your Baby? Visitors are invited to share their ‘baby’ : their passion, dream. Part of What’s Your Baby?, an installation that will be at The Fountains Foundation 916 that will be up soon!gilded baby box WEB 2 Please stop by and share your passion!