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Catching Nothing, Capturing the HeavensOn Susuni Mountain, Wanc

Catching Nothing, Capturing the Heavens

Catching Nothing, Capturing the Heavens On Susuni Mountain, Wanchari clan, near Tarime, Tanzania, 2018. Spider web and cupules on a large boulder at sunset, on a monadnock considered sacred by the Wanchari clan. Scan of a Platinum-palladium print on Reich ...
Occlusion, Acacia Tortilis, Endala Site, Lake Manyara, Tanzania,

Occlusion

OcclusionAcacia Tortilis, Endala Site, Lake Manyara, Tanzania, 2018 Scan of a Platinum-palladium print on Reich CT48 Translucent paper, from an 8×10 inch negative Printed 2018 8″x10″ “The spirits took me to a forest and showed me some herbs ...

My Desk/World

Glass coating rod, platinum-palladium sensitizer, syringe, after coating a sheet of paper. Sunday, printing, thinking, writing… three different work surfaces in the studio, within a few minutes. Time recedes as a pathway, and finding links across ...
Studying while the elders meet.

Photographing two friends on Susuni Mountain

Studying, while her elders have a meeting about FGC, Susuni village, near Tarime, Tanzania. July, 2018. The two young women in the photograph, What Was Ours, were still at school. Here, one of them continued doing her homework while her community elders ...

What Was Ours

What Was Ours on Susuni Mountain, Wanchari clan, near Tarime, Tanzania, 2018. Scan of a Platinum-palladium print on Reich CT48 Translucent paper, from an 8×10 inch negative Printed 2018 10″x8″ The young girl on the left was recently cut, but her friend, ...

Photographing the Cutting Trees

While photographing the cutting trees near Mundemu, TZ, August, 2017. Sarah Mwaga took me to visit a team of AFNET (Anti-Female Genital Mutilation Network) educators and facilitators in Mundemu. As we talked about how they were sensitizing their ...
Cutting trees, under which genital cutting ceremonies were performed.

Separate, Together

Separate, Together, Mundemu, Tanzania, 2017. Cutting trees, under which genital cutting ceremonies were performed. Scan of a Platinum-palladium print on Reich CT48 Translucent paper, from an 8×10 inch negativePrinted 201810″x8″ This is the fifth image of ...
photograph of Margrareth Ngallya

Before You More Than Me

Before You, More Than Me, Mbawalala, near Dodoma, Tanzania, 2017. Margareth Ngallya, a former ngariba, under the tree where she performed female genital cutting. Scan of a Platinum-palladium print on Reich CT48 Translucent paper, from an 8×10 inch ...