Nina Ross - 'Baby Gestures'

Video artwork in Black Box Projects

Baby gestures is a response to holding my sleeping child and trying to remove them from my body without waking.

Art Exhibition previously on at MAY SPACE in Waterloo precinct, New South Wales, Australia.
From Tuesday 28 November 2017 to Saturday 23 December 2017

 Nina Ross, 'Baby gestures' 2016,  HD video, 16:9 - 4:57mins, edition of 3 + AP  image

Published by MAY SPACE on Wednesday 29 November 2017.
Contact the publisher.

Exploring the performative gestures undertaken to not disturb them, the video uses self portraiture performance for the camera to enact the sometimes subtle and not so subtle bodily movements.

It is not until babies stop breastfeeding that they learn they are not part of their mother’s body. This video seeks to represent the separation and individual entities in this close relationship.


409b George Street Waterloo NSW Australia 2017