gestate

incise (gestate series) - a prgnant belly showing a sewing cut line across the girth

incise  2011, skin, temporary tattoo, giclee print,345 x 490 x 35mm, photography by Tobias Titz

warn  2011, skin, temporary tattoo, 345 x 490 x 35mm, photography by Tobias Titz

warn (gestate series) - a pregnant belly with a 'danger live parts' sign teporarily tattooed on it

warn  2011, skin, temporary tattoo, giclee print, 345 x 490 x 35mm, photography by Tobias Titz

nourish (gestate series) - a pregnant belly tattoeed with the hormones that make up a male offspring

nourish  2011, skin, temporary tattoo, giclee print, 345 x 490 x 35mm, photography by Tobias Titz

gestate was created  from a need to document the way the body physically transforms during pregnancy and some of the thoughts that permeate during gestation.  The three works represent the process of delivery, the misnomer a woman's stomach is public property and the  chemicals that make up a human male.