Isele (camwood)

Dafesowho
Posted October 26, 2021 from Nigeria
Title: Isele (camwood) used for decorating Uhrobo ladies just before circumcision (female genital mutilation (FGM)) Medium: Acrylic on canvad Size: 4ft by 3ft Painting by Dafe Sowho
Isele (camwood)
Isele (camwood): Title: Isele (camwood) used for decorating Uhrobo ladies just before circumcision (female genital mutilation (FGM)) Medium: Acrylic on canvad Size: 4ft by 3ft Painting by Dafe Sowho (1/1)

A painting exhibited to crrate awareness of fhe female genital mutilation (circumcision) in uhrobo in Nigeria, exhibited in Germany, Italy Belgium: Vrouwen een leven vol pijn- Women a life full of pain Genitale verminking: Een kunstzinnge confrontatie-FGM-An artistic confrontation  Held in several venues in Belgium in 2009-2010 Augustinian monastery -Gent T’arsenale -Mechelen  Gemeenthuis-Koksijde Gemeenthuis-Ypres Gallery Labalaba-Antwerp.

Also Exhibited at the UNITED NATIONS Headquarters in Newyork and Geneva

This story was submitted in response to Healing through Art.

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Otuto Monye
Oct 26, 2021
Oct 26, 2021

Nice art work and description.

megsmueller
Oct 30, 2021
Oct 30, 2021

Greetings to you and welcome to World Pulse. Thank you for sharing your beautiful art with us and for creating awareness on this sensitive topic.

All the best to you.

Paulina Nayra
Oct 30, 2021
Oct 30, 2021

Dear Dafesowho,
The thought of female genital mutilation make me cringe in pain. With your post, I learned that Isele is part of the ritual in performing FGM. I hope that with increasing awareness about FGM, more girls and their parents will refuse to be a victim of this useless, painful and sexually-abusive ritual.
Huggs.