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Creative Push


Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Personal, intimate storytelling is the central method by which birth stories are usually communicated, and though those stories rarely take concrete form, they are often very visual. Creative Push establishes a forum through which birth narratives can be shared more widely, and it works to develop such stories’ nascent visuality, collecting audio recordings in which women describe their experiences of labor and delivery, and making them available to visual artists. Presented alongside the artworks they inspire, the audio recordings spur much-needed conversations around pregnancy and birth and create meaningful dialogues between storytelling and visual art. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks. Visit Creative Push website


Date Range
2015 2017


Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Brown, Kelly
Created Date
2015-08-13

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
La-Rue Sandler, Kristine
Created Date
2015-08-15
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Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Maney, Kyllan, Maney, Kyllan
Created Date
2015-08-15

Birth Trauma Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Solis, Forrest
Created Date
2016-09-15

Birth Story. Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Mulvanny, Lainie, Czajkowski, Ashley
Created Date
2015-06-13

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
El-Hoss, Lara
Created Date
2015-08-16

Birth Story. Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Christopher, Lauren
Created Date
2016-05-26

Birth Story. Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Kwan, Laurinda
Created Date
2015-06-19

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Freisinger, Margaret
Created Date
2016-12-18

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Hults, Margaret
Created Date
2015-10-08

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Mareno, Maria
Created Date
2016-06-21

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Lucero, Marie
Created Date
2016-12-15

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Jones, Marsha

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Abeita, Mary
Created Date
2016-12-16

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
O'Connell, Melissa
Created Date
2016-05-24
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Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Belisle, Mi-Hye, Palomo, Jessica
Created Date
2015-08-14

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Murdock, Natasha
Created Date
2015-09-13

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Holler, Nicola
Created Date
2015-09-13

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Gonzales, Nicolle L.
Created Date
2016-12-17

In commemoration of Mother’s Day, the Heard partnered with Creative Push, a multimedia art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Our Creation Stories is a short film featuring five Native women from across the Southwest sharing their stories of the changing history, culture, and traditions of birth. A moderated panel discussion followed with Nicolle Gonzales, founder of the Changing Woman Initiative and a certified nurse-midwife, Renee Dennison, artist, and Patrisia Gonzales PhD., author of Red Medicine: Traditional Indigenous Rites of Birthing and Healing.

Contributors
Solis, Forrest, Dennison, Renee, Czajkowski, Ashley
Created Date
2017-05-03

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
TDdacheenie, Raymona
Created Date
2016-06-21

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Rena, Rena

Birthstory Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
King, Richelle
Created Date
2016-06-16

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Todacheenie, Romona

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Valentin, Sandy
Created Date
2016-05-17

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Rowland, Sarah
Created Date
2015-09-19

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Campbell, Shannon
Created Date
2016-05-27

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Ellison, Shannon
Created Date
2016-05-27

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Hollamon, Sharon
Created Date
2016-06-22

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Vigil, Shay
Created Date
2016-05-28
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Birth Story. Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Barr, Stacy, Lisa, Hoffner
Created Date
2015-06-17

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Malinski, Sue
Created Date
2016-06-20

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Sena, Tanya M.
Created Date
2016-12-19
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Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Tara, Guthrie, Ingraham, Linda
Created Date
2015-08-16

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Ramirez, Tiffany
Created Date
2016-06-20

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Wright, Tina
Created Date
2015-07-24

Birth Story Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Neary, Vicki
Created Date
2016-05-28
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Birth Story. Creative Push is a multimedia visual art and oral history project that focuses on the most formative of human experiences: birth. Creative Push is a means to collect, transform, display, and circulate birth stories and artworks.

Contributors
Boyle, Yeo Gin, Rowland, Sarah
Created Date
2015-06-20