Conception is a new doc project by Ema Čulík, Lisa Siomicheva and Katerina Spolitakthat examines the balance between creativity and motherhood - can we have both? is childhood women's only creative act?

 

CONCEPTION is currently in post-production. In the meantime please enjoy these stills from the making of the film.




Goodbye 'Celluloid Ceiling': female directors take centre stage
cnn.com
bigelow



Don't Rule out Children because you Want to Have a Career
dontruleoutchildren
by Anne-Marie Slaughter, theatlantic.com
New research suggests more and more high-achieving young people are planning
to forgo kids in order to pursue careers—perhaps because the joyful parts of
raising kids are often overlooked.

 

Why Women Can't Have it All

by Anne-Marie Slaughter, theatlantic.com
It’s time to stop fooling ourselves, says a woman who left a position of power:
the women who have managed to be both mothers and top professionals are
superhuman, rich, or self-employed. If we truly believe in equal opportunity for
all women, here’s what has to change.

 

 The Divided Heart: Art and Motherhood
 excerpt from the book by Rachel Power
 Motherhood is no longer considered a woman’s one social and biological destiny,
 and yet it is proving to be the point at which many contemporary women discover
 they don’t have the multitude of choices they thought they had.



 Helen Mirren confronts the 'the final female taboo':
 helen mirren
www.telegraph.co.uk

 The number of childless women is growing fast all over the world
 – why does it bother so many people? It is nobody else's business, says Sarah Rainey