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
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.
See ‘Seeking Permission‘