Two Births and the Afterlife features a new body of work by Milwaukee-based artist Aimée M. Everett, exploring the profound transformations experienced during childbirth and the subsequent journey of self-discovery into motherhood. The artist delves into the poignant realization that with every birth, there exists a simultaneous death—the departure of one's former identity to welcome a new, evolved self. Everett vividly portrays the overwhelming joy and simultaneous dissolution of familiar aspects of identity. This body of work—employing abstraction, minimalistic line-making, saturated colors, and melodic compositions—serves as an emotional odyssey.
The months following the birth unfolded into a challenging transition period.View Map