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Atanassi Nyoho, an Elder of the Wachari Clan, Tarime, during discussions about FGC and permission to access the sacred site on Susuni Mountain, in Tarime, Tanzania, 2018.

Seeking Permission

Atanassi Nyoho, an Elder of the Wachari Clan, Tarime, during discussions about FGC and permission to access the sacred site on Susuni Mountain, in Tarime, Tanzania, 2018. Mr. Nyoho was one of four clan elders with whom we spent the better part of a day ...
Vulvic cupule and trees, at a sacred site on Susuni Mountain, Wanchari clan, near Tarime, Tanzania, 2018.

Scar, The Thinning Veil

Scar, The Thinning Veilnear Tarime, Tanzania, 2017Scan of a Platinum-palladium print on Reich CT48 Translucent paper, from an 8×10 inch negativePrinted 201810″x 8″ Vulvic cupule and trees, at a sacred site used for initiation and other ceremonies, on ...
Raheli Hezeroni Msagala, retired ngariba and anti-FGM activist

Swirling in from Vapor

2. Swirling in from Vapor, Mbalawala, near Dodoma, Tanzania, 2017Scan of a Platinum-palladium print on Reich CT48 Translucent paper, from an 8×10 inch negativePrinted 201810″x8″ Rahel Hezeroni Msagala, a former ngariba who is now an ...

Passing By The Circle

Another post about the making of this photograph Certainty. We lean into it and against it. Glancing and gazing at each other, our eyes seek other eyes, as signals of agreement and confirmation, as unspoken bonds. We look for certainty. In you, I see me. ...

Progress from Silence

Desk, while working on ‘From Where Loss Comes’, January, 2019. The image, of young Prisca and Dorcas, is a platinum-palladium print on Reich CT (vellum paper) pasted into a binding. All the photographs were made with 8×10 film. It has ...
Grove on Susuni Mountain, for rituals before a Saro (male and female circumcision), Wanchari clan, near Tarime, Tanzania, 2018.

Grove

Grove on Susuni Mountain, for rituals before a Saro (male and female circumcision ritual), Wanchari clan, near Tarime, Tanzania, 2018.  scan of original 8×10 inch negative Cut, the young try to make sense out of bewilderment, bewilderment supplants ...