Birth Rites Collection

Helen is the director and curator of Birth Rites Collection

The Birth Rites Collection is the first and only collection of contemporary artwork dedicated to the subject of childbirth. The collection currently comprises of photography, sculpture, painting, wallpaper, prints, drawing, new media, documentary and experimental film. It is housed between the Royal College of Gynaecologists and Obstetricians in London and Salford University Midwifery Department.  Artists in the collection include Judy Chicago and Hermione Wiltshire.

Symposia @ The Whitworth Art Gallery and The Whitechapel Art Gallery (2010)


Liv Pennington 2006
Digital C type on Aluminium, 80 x 76 cm
Birth Rites Collection