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Monday, September 13, 2021

nympfs of mrkh

—“ As an art conservator many times my work and study requires me to make the material culture of an object prevail by conserving & restoring it to preserve its history, its memory. This practice permeated my training as an artist since it forces me to compile stories as part of the immaterial culture that I believe is important to prevail and show as part of the history and collective memory, this artwork is called:" Nymphs MRKH".

Around 2016‑2017 I was able to compile testimonials from women with MRKH (Mayer Rokitansky‑Küster Hauser), which is a condition where there is no vaginal cavity or no uterus or uterus fails to develop, which is known as an infantile uterus. I witnessed the estimation in a fabric book handmade with scraps of clothing and fabric of some of them, of mine, my mother and sister, to join together in this great container that tell a little of their story and that I presented later in my application to the fine arts university in 2018, entering in third place. These are stories of real women.
Nympfs Of MRKH was Published in Artistres Residency by WET Prod., London, UK.

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