Salem's Mute Testimony. Digital Archival Inket Prints, 7.25" x 60" (x2) / 9.50" x 60" (x3)

In the history of criminology, evidentiary portrait photography was developed alongside eugenics to identify people according to their component parts—to identify what, exactly, a criminal looks like. Conflating this history with popular cigarette advertisements featuring women in 1973, when Roe V. Wade was decided, Salem's Mute Testimony is a rumination on the problematic scrutiny portraiture provides the so-called criminalized body.