Watercolor, oil pastel, and collaged paper on paper
48” x 78”
Lack of sex education means no one knows what this word means.
The definition is: painful spasmodic contraction of the vagina in response to physical contact or pressure. This condition is vast among people with vaginas who grew up with sexual shame begat by purity culture. As we are learning, our bodies internalize our fears, traumas, and shame and show up later in our physiological makeup.