’Birth Undisturbed' is an award-winning fictional narrative series by British photographer Natalie Lennard. Travelling through the world and history to depict birth from ancient to modern, and squalid to famous, the series depicts stories of woman both real and imagined. Using images and video to examine current Western birth ideology, the artist strives to speak a new language by bringing key figureheads and writers from the realm of birth philosophy into cinematic and compelling stories.

Birth Undisturbed has been featured in the Daily Mail, The Sun, Metro, RPS Heroines, Daily Beast and LBC Radio; and exhibited in London, Barcelona, Kuala Lumpur and Lagos Nigeria. 


LAST TO BE COMPLETED WAS CHAPTER 9: POWER PILGRIMAGE (Ina May & The Farm)

Birth Undisturbed is complete, for now. Natalie Lennard began first in new series, CHILD UNDISTURBED

News:

SUMMER 2021: Child Undisturbed 'The Free Child' selected for London Shorts

JANUARY 2021: 'Call to Prayer' selected amongst 125 artists for Aesthetica Art Prize 2021, publication in Aesthetica Art Prize Anthology: Future Now  

DECEMBER 2020: Natalie Lennard wins ND Awards Photographer of the Year 2020 for Birth Undisturbed




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About the Artist

Natalie Lennard (b. 1986) is a fine-art and commercial photographer whose work has been exhibited in the Saatchi Gallery, Houses of Parliament and Waldermarsudde Museum Sweden, and regularly featured in international media including BBC World, NY Arts, and El Pais. Her distinctive vision has fused classical with modern to create an intricate balance of contemporary creativity exhibited and published extensively worldwide for the past 14 years. 'Birth Undisturbed' is her first major project to focus on a biosocial topic, with moving image accompaniment. Full CV.

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