Etymology of an Untranslated Cervix


2011, Duratrans print on X-ray viewbox, 14 x 18 in.

Etymology of an Untranslated Cervix is an x-ray collage with companion poem that question the ownership of language and its impact on public health.

"In Rufumbira, the local language here in Kisoro, there is no word for cervix, and the word vagina is a shameful, dirty word, rarely uttered." —Erin Cox, MD