Ezhi (Mother)

Ezhi (Mother)

Materials: acrylic yarn, natural stone, malachite beads, bamboo wood, dried plants, cedar oils.

Textile celebration of mother_ing and mother_hood - in its beauty, strength and hardship.
Mothering bodies bear so much: all the unpaid labor, all the physical and mental damage received, all the knowledge, expertise and wisdom that society doesn't want to hear; all the beauty, pain, love and anger.
One body, embellished with stretch marks, touched by back pain and varicosity, carrying smells that often make us feel like home.

2023
90 x 105
Mirra  Markhaeva

Mirra Markhaeva

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