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Beyond Juno: The Birth Mother Project — CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

Beyond Juno: The Birth Mother Project
Call for Participants

SEEKING: Birth mothers, first mothers, women who have placed a child for adoption from the New York City region, TO BE INTERVIEWED AND PHOTOGRAPHED for a feminist art/activism project, focusing on how social stereotypes about birth mothers compare with their identities and lived experiences.
PARTICIPATION REQUIRES: A physical meeting with me (roughly an hour and a half long), where I will conduct an informal interview regarding the participant’s life and experiences with adoption, as well as capture some portrait photographs. The final product will be a compilation of transcripted interviews and portraits. The aim of the project is to give voice to birth mothers and to encourage their participation in adoption narratives, discourse, policy.
PLEASE NOTE: It is certainly possible for a participant to remain anonymous; a woman’s name can be changed and her face obscured if she prefers.
All prospective participants should CONTACT You can also contact me there if you have any questions about the project.
Please forward widely. Thank you!
More information at Women’s Glib.

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