1999 - bad hair day

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Ursa Vogel

Joined April 2010

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Sizing Information

Small 23.2" x 15.7"
Medium 33.1" x 22.4"
Large 46.9" x 31.7"
Note: Includes a 3/16" white border

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  • Hang your posters in dorms, bedrooms, offices, studios, or anywhere blank walls aren't welcome
  • Printed on 185 gsm semi gloss poster paper
  • Custom cut - refer to size chart for finished measurements
  • 0.19 inch / 0.5 cm white border to assist in framing

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Artist's Description

what a lovely bunch of kids! this man can be proud indeed. all girls too, which is a very unusual picture in india. too often, women would get an abortion if they expect a second girl. the exorbitant sums they have to spend on their daughter’s dowry, demanded by the future husband’s family, often leaves the bride’s family at the verge of financial collapse. not many couples can afford to marry off more than one daughter. an abortion seems to be the quick and easy way out of this.

luckily, this custom has not yet arrived at the indigenous population of south india. although, more and more, the members of these tribal communities become believers of a ‘mainstream’ hinduism and therefore adapt to the customs of the majority.

nagarhole jenukuruba community, karnataka, india, 1999
nikon fe, nikkor ai 35mm, kodak tmax 400

Artwork Comments

  • Iain MacLean
  • Ursa Vogel
  • photosbytony
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  • Shylie Edwards
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  • berndt2
  • Ursa Vogel
  • Albert
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desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait

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