Workshop by Lisa McLoughlin with Prof. John McLoughlin exploring the lived equation of dependency & care, and the embodiment of this weight.
‘The kindness of strangers, looks to explore the mathematical equation of dependency in collaboration with Maths Professor John McLoughlin. As an artist, a mother, a carer, spouse, daughter and member of a rural community, I carry the weight of my three children, ageing parents and depend heavily on those around me to help me carry my responsibilities. This is the lived equation of dependency and care. This equation is usually gendered and heavily relies on women to carry this burden. I bring this equation back into my body, the body that does this work and ask for the help I need to carry this weight and place myself at the mercy of ‘the kindness of strangers’’.
A film screening of The Kindness of Strangers will be shown in the Foyer from 25-27 April.
A post-show talk will take place on 25 April.