Wombenhood:

exploring the field of menstruality

Welcome Video for DIY Knicker Kit Participants

The DIY Knicker Kit Project activities have come to an end for the time being.

We are now curating the exhibition which will be part of Valeria Medici Degree Show in June 2021.
The dates and platform will be made public as soon as we are able to.

Participants and collaborators of the DIY Knicker Kit Project have been invited to submit their physical and digital responses by the 1st of April should they wish to be featured in the exhibition.

To know more about the submission send an email at wombenhood@hotmail.com

If you wish to join future collaborations and conversation around the topic of menstruality, register your interest here

ABOUT WOMBENHOOD

 

Wombenhood is a conversation based project which offers a space for open-ended conversation around the topic of menstrual cycles.

HOW TO NAVIGATE THIS ONLINE SPACE

A guide for visitors and DIY Knicker Kit Participants

OPEN-ENDED SPACE

Mondays 3-5 pm (GMT) _ Zoom
 

From 18th January to 22nd March 2021

A free virtual room in which audience and Wombenhood's participants can discuss the topic of menstruality.
This space can be used as an opportunity to work on your personal projects, sewing, studio making processes while informally chatting about Wombenhood's work.

 

Scroll down this page to watch the recordings           

 

Sign up here

ABOUT DIY KNICKER KIT PROJECT

From 18th January to 22nd March 2021

Dates and topics for each session can be found on the event calendar.

Scroll down this page to watch vodcasts

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TALKS AND WORKSHOPS

under the DIY Knicker Kit Project

9th January - 22nd March 2021

Talks and workshops will be stored below in chronological order, from the oldest to the newest.

The DIY K.K. Participants and Collaborators will be receiving email reminders with the Zoom link to attend the sessions.
After the event, the recording will be edited and placed on this page. This is to allow each person to watch each session in their own time. We understand that people might be unable to attend to each activity. This is a way we hope to alleviate the pressure and to allow individual freedom.

Finding sacredness in the body

Links to what was mentioned

Introductive PDF

Maisie Hill 'Period Power"_book

https://www.maisiehill.com/ 

Participant's responses and notes to the talk

TO UPLOAD YOUR RESPONSE SEND THE FILE AT wombenhood@hotmail.com

Part 2_Workshop

Finding sacredness in the body

with Adriana Olíveira and Rhianne Burgess

Saturday 13th of February

11 am - 12 pm - Zoom
 

Participant's contribution
Collecting materials and creating responses

TO UPLOAD YOUR RESPONSE SEND THE FILE AT wombenhood@hotmail.com

Co-curatorial conversatrion

Saturday 27th of February

11 am - 12 pm - GMT

Zoom recording
 

co-curatorial_V2.png
Perception of menopause_a writing and di

Part 1_Workshop

Perceptions of Menopause

a writing and discussion workshop by Lytisha Tunbridge

Tuesday 1st of March 2021

4o p, - GMT

Zoom recording
 

Note: this session is not available to watch as the participants have requested for the content not to be made public.
 

You are able to view the PowerPoint presentation prepared by Lytisha:

PowerPoint Presentation click to download

Resources of what was discussed during the session:

HENPICKED Menopause training in the workplace:
https://menopauseintheworkplace.co.uk/what-we-do/

Lunch and Learn: Menopause, Mental Health and Brain Fog
Webinar 16th March 12:15 pm GMT
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_26BEJ85uReuu1FMCmCXdRw

Menopause Friendly Accreditation
https://menopausefriendly.co.uk/about-us/

How CBT helps during menopause
https://henpicked.net/how-cbt-helps-during-menopause/

Book Club: Grown Ups by Marian Keyes

https://henpicked.net/bookclub-grown-ups-marian-keyes/

Co-curatorial conversation Part 2

Tuesday 9th March

 6 pm - GMT

Zoom recording

9th Mar_6 pm_Co-curatorial conversation

Talk: Menopause_A Lived Experience by Lytisha Tunbridge

Tuesday 16th March

 4 pm - GMT

Zoom

RESOURCES OF POINTS DISCUSSED:

Women's Things_ writing from mid-life an

"Women's Things: writing from

mid-life and menopause launch"

Book Launch_online

https://www.facebook.com/events
/473854967079692/

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NTU Graphic design students project with Lytisha Tunbridge

https://poetryofpublishing.cargo.site/LytishaTunbridge

Text Book
Lytisha' Tunbridge's performance

 

https://youtu.be/d4VkYYHByXo

Co-curatorial conversation Part 3

Thursday 25th March

 6 pm - GMT

Zoom

Co-curatorial PowerPoint
 

Click to download

DIY Knicker Kit Project Launch

Saturday 9th Jan

11 am - 12 pm - Zoom live

Session open to Participants and Collaborators of the DIY Kcikr Kit Project

Workshop_What's your ritual

Saturday 9th Jan

1 - 4 pm - Zoom live

Session open to Participants and Collaborators of the DIY Kcikr Kit Project

Introduction to the Workshop:

Download the PDF here

16th March_Menopause_A_Lived_Experience_

Paty 1_Talk

Finding sacredness in the body

with Adriana Olíveira and Rhianne Burgess

Wednesday 3rd  February

6 - 7 pm - Zoom

Session open Womnbenhood's project Participants and Collaborators

OPEN-ENDED SPACE

Every Monday 3-5 pm (GMT)

From 11th Jan to 22nd Mar 2021

Zoom free online chat open to all.

 

Open-Ended Space guidelines here.

To receive the zoom link sign up here 

Open-Ended Space

Monday 18th January

3 - 5 pm - Zoom live

Session open to Audience and

Womnbenhood's project Participants

Video in the editing suite

Open-Ended Space

Monday 25th January

3 - 5 pm - Zoom live

Conversatoion between Valeria Medici and Taylor Phillis 

Open-Ended Space

Links to what was mentioned

Tampon tax abolished from today (1st Jan 2021)
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/tampon-tax-abolished-from-today

 


Period or Spotting?  Natural Cycles
article_Short read
https://help.naturalcycles.com/hc/en-us/articles/360003353153-Period-or-Spotting-



Bleeding Between Periods: What is Spotting?
article_4 min read

https://www.naturalcycles.com/cyclematters/bleeding-between-periods

 


On Kumari Goddesses of Nepal


Living Child Goddess in Nepal | BBC Our World | SAHAR ZAND (2008)
Video_23 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-dLjePVK4E


Life of a Kumari Goddess: The Young Girls Whose Feet Never Touch Ground (2016)
Video_7 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7gLC4l5Nmo

Documentary Kumari: The Sacred Anchor (2017)

Video_13 min

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuS03UhAXT8
 

Brook_Free & confidential sexual health and wellbeing experts 

https://www.brook.org.uk/

 

Maisie Hill, Period Power

book
https://www.waterstones.com/book/period-power/maisie-hill/9781472963611

Greyson Perry All Man (2016)
Video

https://vimeo.com/159612569 


What is Moxibustion? It’s most important benefits and treatment points. Guide 101
article

https://tcm-project.com/moxibustion-101/

Note, that Wombenhood and its artists and participants to open-ended conversations are not medical doctors or health experts. Before taking any medications or trying alternative remedies, do consult with specialists.

Open-Ended Space

Exploring endometriosis through materials

with Helen Mather

Monday 1st March

3 - 5 pm - Zoom recording

Session open to Audience and

Womnbenhood's project Participants

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