Cunt- $20 prints

This picture (colored pencil on paper) is an exploration of the evolution of the word "cunt." According to feminist author Inga Muscio, "Cunt is related to words from India, China, Ireland, Rome, and Egypt. Such words were either titles of respect for women, priestesses and witches, or derivatives of the names of various godesses (Cunt, pg17)." I was intrigued by the noble etiology of a word that I had only known as derogatory, and sought to use my art to discuss how reclaiming the historical meanings of the word might alter our collective view of femininity.

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