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Inheritance (retroverted uteri)

Inheritance (retroverted uteri)

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These two objects serve as references to antiquated vaginal irrigation medical equipment. They also become physical representations for the retroverted uteri that my mother and I both share.

The clinical yet alien quality of the works allude to the outdated perspectives linked to reproductive health, care, and societal perceptions. Carrying an undercurrent of both seduction and apprehension, the persistence of misinformation and mystique surrounding historically marginalized bodies often perpetuates harm across all communities. This generational trauma becomes an unwanted inheritance and an unintentional burden.

Pieces of hand-carved stone were set into each end of a ball-joint appendage so that they move and rotate freely when handled.

Silver plated copper, hand carved stone

5-7” H x 4” W x 4-5.5” D

2022