Tag: Female Genital Cutting
“From Where Loss Comes asks us to hold in the same visual space love and violence, sacrifice and gain, mutilation and beauty, personal loss and community belonging. In a deeply sensitive, sobering collection of photographs, Malde captures the humanity contained in a fundamentally inhumane practice and compels viewers to linger with their own self-reflection of how they may bring hurt even as they care.” — Dr. Linda Mayes, the Arnold Gesell Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Psychology and Director of the Yale Child Study Center.
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 been a period of very low activity on this blog, but only as a counterbalance […]