The Birth Project films

Research on screen

A major component of our research for The Birth Project is that it was filmed and that the films were edited in such a way to address the research questions.

Mothers Make Contemporary Art 

This 2017 film was shortlisted for the Arts and Humanities Research Council Research in Film Awards 2017. Executive Producer: Susan Hogan. Made by Sheffield Vision.

Mothers Make Contemporary Art

Mental Health Foundation

In this 2015 film, the Mental Health Foundation's David Crepaz-Keay talks about The Birth Project.

Mental Health Foundation's David Crepaz-Keay on The Birth Project

Birth Professionals Make Art

This 2015 film is about a series of workshops with birth professionals who used the arts to explore their experiences. Executive Producer: Susan Hogan. Made by Sheffield Vision.

Birth Professionals Make Art

Arts Elicitation with New Mothers

This 2015 film is about an art elicitation group which comprised a group of mothers who had been traumatised by their birth experience. Executive Producer: Susan Hogan. Made by Sheffield Vision.

Arts Elicitation with New Mothers

Mothers Make Art

This 2015 film follows a participatory arts group facilitated by the artist Lisa Watts. Executive Producer: Susan Hogan. Made by Sheffield Vision.

Mothers Make Art

Creative Practice as Mutual Recovery for Mental Health and Wellbeing

This 2013 film is part of an innovative £1.5m research project funded for five years by Arts and Humanities Research Council/Research Councils UK Connected Communities.

Creative Practice as Mutual Recovery for Mental Health and Wellbeing

Creative Practice as Mutual Recovery

This film, made in 2013, looks at visual research methods. Executive Producer: Susan Hogan. 

Creative Practice as Mutual Recovery