Scar, The Thinning Veil

Scar, The Thinning Veil

Scar, The Thinning Veil
near Tarime, Tanzania, 2017
Scan of a Platinum-palladium print on Reich CT48 Translucent paper, from an 8×10 inch negative
Printed 2018
10″x 8″

Vulvic cupule and trees, at a sacred site used for initiation and other ceremonies, on Susuni Mountain, Wanchari clan

This is the third image of ‘From Where Loss Comes‘, a photographic series about female genital cutting and sacrifice. The site was accessed with the approval of Wanchari elders, and while accompanied by the clan’s chief.

Another post about the making of this photograph

See ‘Seeking Permission