Your Voices

We asked artists, writers, photographers, and filmmakers around the world to submit their creative work about various issues related to motherhood. The result is this curated selection of pieces, Your Voices! Explore moving work that showcases the feelings, perspectives, and experiences of motherhood from all over the globe! Six outstanding pieces have been selected by a prestigious international jury as finalists for IMOW's Community Choice Award.

Featured Voices

Catherine Haley Epstein
Catherine Haley Epstein’s paintings touch on the many ways women’s identities shift and change when they become mothers.
Kate Wilhelm
Kate Wilhelm uses roller derby to examine how real women contradict traditional gender codes in their identities as women and mothers.
Margaret Lazarus
Margaret Lazarus’ film “BirthMarkings” explores our post birth bodies—and how our self-image—change after giving birth.
Maria Adela Diaz
Guatemala / USA
Maria Adela Diaz’s video performance demonstrates the mother-child bond and the need for “Detachment” in order for both to grow as individuals.