Interdisciplinary artist Rachael Romero is currently creating the Magdalene Laundry Diary drawings for her forthcoming film. Here she shares some more images from her work in progress.
View the latest film by Rachael Romero depicting, through drawings and poetry, her experiences at The Pines in South Australia.
Interdisciplinary artist Rachel Romero is currently creating the Magdalene Laundry Diary drawings for her forthcoming film.
'We were just whipped away; we didn't know where we were going,' says Carmel Durant, who grew up in Bidura Home, Glebe, NSW and with various foster parents. Read Glenn Ellard's report in the 'South Coast Register' about the chalk drawing Carmel made when she was ten years old.
Rachael Romero remembers the women admitted as children to 'The Pines', who stayed there well into their adulthood.
Throughout their childhood, Warren and his brother Graham endured harsh institutional conditions. Along with vivid descriptions and drawings, Warren's story includes historical photographs and documents.