Nele Anders
Lockdown Triptych

An Exploration of Early Motherhood during the Covid Pandemic


Un-commissioned | Professional

How were your illustrations used? :
Exhibition or installation

How did you make this work:
I was invited by illustrator and lecturer Beth Duggleby to contribute towards her exhibition Lullabies in Lockdown - an illustration show exploring the struggles of parenthood during the Covid Pandemic. These illustrations address the fears and mental health challenges I faced following the birth of my first child in April 2020.

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Nele Anders is a German illustrator and educator living and working in Berlin. She holds a professorship at the Berlin School of Design and Communication where she teaches on the BA Illustration course. She studied BA Illustration with Animation in Manchester and graduated from the MA Sequential Design and Illustration at Brighton University in 2013. She works in editorial and children's books.