The Flowers That I Lost

I created this piece in order to raise public awareness around amenorrhea, absence of menstruation, experienced by women suffering from anorexia nervosa.

The emphasis on being slim is making people suffer in their attempt to satisfy social standards of beauty and acceptance.

Morgan Levey interviewed Mariana Castro De Ali for I.M.O.W. Read the interview.

tampons used to demonstrate amenorrhea, absence of menstruation, experienced by women suffering from anorexia nervosa
The Flowers that I Lost, 2007 | Acrylic and tampons on canvas | 18 x 36 inches


See also Tribute, my piece that uses tampons to offer tribute to all women suffering from cancer and all those who have already passed away, and Domestication, my piece that questions the effects of the modern food production on women's health.

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I like your art works, And your humanity message..

Well done :)

Martha.
Martha.
Mexico

ES UNA BELLA OBRA, Y CON UN DURO MENSAJE QUE DESGRACIADAMENTE AUN NO ENTENDEMOS LAS MUJERES AL PERMITIR QUE ESTEREOTIPOS POCO REALES AFECTEN NUESTRA VIDA Y SALUD.
NO HAY MAS QUE CREAR CONCIENCIA ENTRE NOSOTRAS MISMAS.
BELLO! BELLO!


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