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About Your Voices: On Motherhood
The International Museum of Women is pleased to present
Your Voices: On Motherhood
Your Voices: On Motherhood is a curated online exhibition of over 30 extraordinary and compelling works by artists across the globe on the topic of motherhood. Your Voices: On Motherhood is a special preview exhibition in advance of our 2012 flagship online exhibition MAMA: Motherhood Around the Globe. Your Voices: On Motherhood will be on display online at www.imow.org/yourvoicesonmotherhood through January 2012 only; after that time work included in Your Voices: On Motherhood will become part of the online exhibition MAMA: Motherhood Around the Globe.
Your Voices: On Motherhood is the result of a global call for submissions to artists, writers, journalists, and photographers around the world, asking questions related to modern motherhood and on a variety of topics, including motherhood and identity, work, health, pregnancy, alternative mothering, generational differences, and much more. IMOW curated a selection of 30 stories out of nearly 600 submissions received from around the globe.
COMMUNITY CHOICE AWARD
One of the 30 artists included in Your Voices: On Motherhood exhibition will win a US$1,000 cash prize--and you can help choose who by participating in our Community Choice Award contest, launching January 2012!
A prestigious global jury will select FIVE stories from those included in Your Voices: On Motherhood. Those five stories will be eligible for the US$1,000 Community Choice Award. The winner of the award will be chosen by audience vote, to commence January 18, 2012.
Jasmina Bojic, Founder and Executive Director of the United Nations Association Film Festival, Yugoslavia / US
Liesl Gerntholtz, Women's Rights Director at Human Rights Watch, South Africa
Claudia Mandel-Katz, Art Historian, Argentina/Costa Rica
Catherine King, Vice President of Programs & Exhibitions, IMOW, US
Mimi Kuo-Deemer, International Photojournalist, UK/China
Anne Sengès, Journalist and Author, France / US
IMOW Executive Director: Clare Winterton
IMOW Vice President for Exhibitions and Programs: Catherine King
Web and Social Media Manager: Krista Walton
Development Director: Noelle Colome
Development and Operations Coordinator: Irene Morrison
MAMA: Motherhood Around the Globe Content Producer: Virginia Williams
Curatorial and Project Management Volunteers: Emilia Aiello and Anita Zafizdar
Public Relations: Katherine Croke
Banner Design: Michael Yap
Web Development: Mediatrope
Special thanks to all those who submitted work to Your Voices: On Motherhood. We received so many amazing submissions-many of them personal, beautiful, heartfelt stories-and we are so honored that you shared them with us. Please stay tuned for more opportunities to have your work included in an IMOW exhibition!
Images available upon request