Homage to my Sisters made in response to women sharing their stories about deciding to terminate a pregnancy.
Women involved with the project ranged from 18 to 40 years old. Each story shed light on the complexity of the decision and the emotional challenges faced, often silently and alone.
“I recognised the responsibility my sister felt being pregnant. I couldn’t relate.” Digital Drawing, 2017
“The memory that sticks in my mind was driving half an hour to satisfy my craving for fried chicken. I rarely think about the time I was pregnant.” Digital Drawing, 2017
“Arriving in England with no friends, little support and finding out I was pregnant was my welcome present from England.” Digital Drawing, 2017
“The coil predicts 1% chance of becoming pregnant. Continual tiredness confirmed that 1% possibility.” Digital Drawing, 2017
A silent story. Honoured and protected. Digital Drawing, 2017
“I was hungry, bloated and nauseous continually. I just wanted this thing out of me.” Digital Drawing, 2017