Birth Rites Collection of Contemporary Art

The Birth Rites Collection is the first and only collection of contemporary artwork anywhere that is dedicated to the subject of childbirth. The collection consists of photographs, sculpture, painting, wallpaper, drawing, new media, documentary and experimental film.

All of the artworks in the Birth Rites collection are available for loan, exhibition or film screening. Images from the collection are available for use in leaflets, talks, public programming or publications. Birth Rites is also happy to supply information on the collection artworks and artists to researchers and writers.

The Birth Rites curator, Helen Knowles is available to give talks and presentations and design and facilitate workshops.  

If you are an artist who thinks that you have some work which might be suitable or relevant to be included in the collection, please contact Birth Rites.

The Birth Rites collection of contemporary artwork is housed at Salford University, Salford, London, UK

There is a podcast interview of artist Judy Chicago currently on the Birth Rites website here.
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