Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood Apr 18 — Jul 13, 2014


  • Ana Casas Broda/ Kinderwunsch, Videogame, 2009.
  • Janine Antoni, One Another, 2008.
  • © Fred Hüning, Untitled (Frisbee), 2010, from the work "drei"
  • Elina Brotherus, Annonciation, #3, Helsinki, 2010.
  • Fred Hüning, Untitled (Lake), 2011.
  • Still from "Along the Pale Blue River" a film by Ann Fessler, 2001/2013.

Janine Antoni
Elina Brotherus
Elinor Carucci
Ana Casas Broda
Ann Fessler
Tierney Gearon
Fred Hüning
Katie Murray
Hanna Putz

Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood  aims to challenge long-held stereotypes and sentimental views of motherhood by addressing issues such as gender roles, domesticity, the body and the identity of individuals within the family unit. The work of the nine artists tends to be autobiographical in focus and sits within the documentary genre. Large in both scale and scope many of the projects span over several years with some still on-going. Home Truths is curated by Susan Bright.

Sponsorship for this project is generously made possible by U.S. Equities. Support for the exhibition catalogue, Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood, is provided by the Goethe-Institut Chicago.

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