Article: Figuring Maternity: Christine Dixie's Parturient Prospects

01 September 2007

Figuring maternity: Christine Dixie’s Parturient Prospects

Prof. Brenda Schmahmann


In this paper, published in the journal de arte no 75, Prof. Brenda Schmahmann provides a close analysis of three of the sub-sections of the exhibition ‘Parturient Prospects’ – The Interior, Birthing Tray and Parturition. In ‘Parturient Prospects’, the author reveals, Dixie situates her experiences against Western discourses, especially images from early modern Europe.


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