Matrophobia

Mothers by Rachel Zucker -the body of my mother is everywhere- Adrienne Rich –        Matrophobia’ as the poet Lynn Sukenick has termed it, is the fear not of one’s mother or of motherhood but of becoming one’s mother. …a dread that if one relaxes one’s guard one will identify with her completely. mother, mutter, mater, matter…

entering

As already mentioned, I’m writing a piece on art and motherhood, it’s planned to go into a series of essays, together with a (maybe several) texts on all kinds of aspects connected to the concept of home. Motherhood and home are very connected concepts in my experience of life (maybe they are the same?). (ok,…

Love, no matter what!

Parenting is no sport for perfectionists I’m writing a piece on art and motherhood. It will not be an exclusively positive portrait. Being a mother for 23 years have displayed a multifaceted picture, I’m trying to capture some of this complexity in my text. Today my research led me to two fantastic findings, to Andrew Solomon…