Ruth Rosengarten »

secrets and lies


The woman counts her periods over the months and writes letters to an un-conceived child; the girl, a ghostly adult, writes back. The reproductive body as a source of failure.

Approximately 50 drawings on Canson Montval watercolour paper, 1996.

Exhibited in the group exhibitions Bringing Up Baby, curated by Terry Kurgan,  Standard Bank Festival of the Arts, Grahamstown, South Africa; The Castle, Cape Town; Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg, 1998; and M’escriuràs una carta?, Museu d’Art de Girona, Girona, Spain, 2000.