Mothernist Care Package - Artist Edition: Put the MOM in MoMA

Lise Haller Baggesen

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This artist edition includes a signed copy of Mothernism, an 17 x 224” riso poster and a one of a kind, painted, silk, 35 x 35" flag-scarf including a pole and holder for display. 
If ordered before Mother's Day the artist can include a personalized, signed inscription.

At the intersection of feminism, science fiction, and disco, Mothernism aims to locate “the mother-shaped hole in contemporary art discourse.” If the proverbial Mother is perhaps perceived as a persona non grata in the art world, because her nurturing nature is at odds with the hyperbolic ideal of the singular artistic genius, Mothernism amplifies her presence, channeling her energy, complexity, and sublime creative potential in a series of intimate and critical reflections. The resulting collection of letters — dedicated with love from one mother to her dear daughter, sister, mother, and reader — fuse biography, music, art, and history into an auto-theoretical testimony that recalls and redefines the future imperfect.

Haller Baggesen’s book and multimedia project Mothernism (2013) toured extensively at (amongst others) The Poor Farm (WI), The Contemporary Austin (TX), VOX Populi (PA), EFA and A.I.R. Gallery (NY). It was reviewed in Art21, KQED, and Hyperallergic and spawned the international symposia The Mothernists I+II in Rotterdam (2015) and Copenhagen (2017).

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Lise Haller Baggesen
(Chicago via Amsterdam)

Lise Haller Baggesen’s hybrid practice includes writing, painting, installation, performative, sartorial, and textile-based work. Born in Aarhus, Denmark 1969, Baggesen is an alumna of Billedskolen, Copenhagen (1989-91), AKI in Enchede (BFA PTDW 1992-95), the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam (1996/97), SAIC (MAVCS 2011-13), the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity (2017). She is the recipient of Prins Bernhard’s Culture Prize (2000), the Royal Dutch Prize for Modern Painting (2002), and a 2015 nominee for The Joan Mitchell Foundation’s Emerging Artist Grant. She exhibits internationally, including 6018 North, the Poetry Foundation, MCA, DPAM, and AIC, Chicago (IL); The Suburban, Milwaukee (WI); Gemeentemuseum Den Haag (NL); Overgaden (DK); Württembergischem Kunstverein (D); MoMu Antwerp(B); Théatre de la Ville de Paris, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, and Villa Arson, Nice (F).