At various times while breastfeeding, I created drawings that corresponded directly to my daughter's action of eating. Loops go up with a suck and round down with a swallow, transcribing the unreadable language of a baby at the breast. These pieces are inspired by the heartbeat and contraction monitor readout that was created at the hospital during labor and delivery. The drawings are on paper that I made by pulping our bed sheets.
Graphite on Paper Handmade by the Artist
18 x 12 inches