Roxana Alger Geffen, Installation view of Motherload, 2016.

Roxana Alger Geffen

Washington, DC

Flashpoint Gallery

Though the chaotic world of parenting is all consuming when one’s children are young, it remains a risky theme for art-making. Roxana Alger Geffen boldly titled her multi-part installation Motherload with full awareness of the feminist artists who came before her and who were dismissed or pilloried for daring to valorize this elemental experience. She expands on motherhood’s—in her words—“messy box of intimacy” with broader themes addressing the construction of familial memories and notions of domestic labor. As “amateur jacks-of-all-trades and masters of none,” parents, like homeowners a feeling that all artists share …see the entire review in the print version of April’s Sculpture magazine.