photographs

8×10 negative

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 ...

Three Sycamore Seeds

detail, Three (Sycamore) Seeds, 1988, from series, ‘Memory, Balance, Love’. Platinum-palladium print on Fabriano 5 from 8×10 negative I hope to post the complete set of images from this exhibition. For now, a catalogue introduction by my ...

Goatskin Pad

Goatskin pad for seating girls who are about to undergo genital cutting, Dodoma, Tanzania, 2017. Platinum-palladium print on Arches platine, from 8×10 negative, 10×8 inches Full scan and detail:

Cutting Trees

Cutting trees, where female genital cutting ceremonies were performed, Mundemu, Tanzania, 2017 Digital scan of Platinum-palladium print on Arches Platine from 8×10 negative This photograph is part of ongoing work, From Where Loss Comes. The ...