Joyce J. Scott

From the Day after Rape Series: Congo III

Baltimore, MD
Seed beads, thread. Courtesy of Goya Contemporary, Goya-Girl Press, Baltimore. Photo: Michael Koreyta

Women hold up half the sky, but it seems it's raining much too much. How does the mother of the entire human race disappear in such great numbers, how? Infanticide, death from hunger and disease… lack of medical care, childbirth, sold into drudgery and sexual abuse, murder—murder by families and husbands, loved ones… LOVED ONES