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This painting is about Oralism. All Deaf people talked about their experiences under oralism with humiliation and abuse. The needle through an eye to force reading lip as the metaphor painfully trying to lipread to understand. The mouths in this painting is about try to make sense of what was happening.It is audism.

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  • 12x16 oil painting. SOLD