The nurturing connotations of knitting become subverted when formed into a taboo body part – a womb. The piece is partly inspired by the film Aliens (the ‘Terrible Mother’) and Sigmund Freud’s Oedipal Complex (penis envy). The knitted tube/umbilical cord acts as a substitute phallus.
Artist Name: Rosina Godwin
Variable - L50cm, W20cm, D10cm
Art category: Sculpture
Art medium: Knitting yarn, stuffing, embroidery thread and paper yarn