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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 ...
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. ...

Dead Flowers in Glass – Alchemical Windows

Dead Flowers in Glass, Beriedale, Orkney, 1984. (Printed 1985) Platinum-palladium print on 100% cellulose paper (Van Gelder simili Japon) from original 18×24 cm negative. This print was shown in my first solo exhibition in 1984, curated by Tessa ...

Head. Hole.

Head, Hole. Sammidhesvara temple. Chittaurgahr Fort, Rajasthan, India, November 10, 1995. Platinum-palladium print on Wyndstone vellum, from 8×10 negative. From the series, Prayer and Despair It seems germane and poignant, sadly, to consider this ...