alex/alexandra sofie jönsson

is a socially engaged artist, educator and organiser working with social praxis, pedagogy and feminist approaches to digital culture and public space.

Working collaboratively across formats of public intervention, participatory sculpture, new media, workshops, and performance, her work has been shown at Art Center Nabi (SKR), Tate Modern (UK), Kunsthal NORD (DK), Museum of Contemporary Commodities (UK). She is the co-founder of lím collective, a platform based in Aalborg exploring artistic practices at the intersections of health and care. She was a former organiser of Goldsmiths University collective The Open System Association, Autonomous Tech Fetish (ATF), and The Body Recovery Unit.

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A Whisk In Your Head

A Whisk in Your Head (2018)
Audio installation in collaboration with  Loes Bogers
Voice over, Toyin Adeyinka
Lewisham Maternity Ward, London (UK)

“A Whisk In Your Head” (2018) is a audio installation developed for the midwifery staff room in collaboration with Loes Bogers and healthcare activist and organiser Toyin Adeyinka. The work address the healthcare system from the perspective of its workers through a audio work developed with and for working midwives in the form of a  relaxation exercise. The relaxation exercise is based on midwives’ testimonies of their embodied experiences of midwifery work and its location in the body.

Showcased at Lewisham maternity ward midwife well-being days in 2018 and 2019.

The project was kindly supported by the AHRC, Lewisham Maternity Ward and Lewisham Maternity Voices Partnership.