Black Smile


Lady of the Ann tribe at her house in rural Shan State, Myanmar. Women of the Ann tribe blacken their teeth by chewing a complex mixture of tobacco, betelnuts, lime powder, leaves of a banyan tree, bark of a chestnut tree, and roots of an orchid. Over the years their teeth will slowly become pitch black.



Printed on acid free museum grade Canson Baryta Photographique 310 gsm paper using archival pigment based ink. Sizes are in cm and include a 1.5 cm white border around the photo. Signed and dated on the back.


All prints come with a signed Certificate of Authenticity. Both the print and the certificate are marked with a hologram that carries a unique number.


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