Sustaining the creative identity of a Taiwanese artist during motherhood: a sequence of six artworks within an installation

  • Hsiao-Ching Wang

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


This practice-based PhD thesis examines the proposition that during early motherhood an artist can establish visual strategies for sustaining a creative identity to counteract the stereotypical role of a mother in the patriarchal society of Taiwan. The thesis comprises six artworks, consisting of photographic self-portraits and related boxes, within an installation, together with a written component and an Artist’s Book.
Date of Award2009
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Brighton

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