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MARIA DE LOURDES “MIA” FARROW (1945-)”
Lot 21 Details
MARIA DE LOURDES “MIA” FARROW (1945-)”, American
DARFUR VILLAGE; WOMAN GATHERING WOOD
Two chromogenic prints; the first: signed, titled and inscribed “notable for the fact that it exists - 90% of the villages of Darfur have been destroyed”; the second: signed, titled and inscribed “very very dangerous as Janjawiid (sic) are near” in black marker
11.75 x 15.75 in — 29.8 x 40 cm; 11.25 x 13.5 in — 28.6 x 34.3 cm
Private Collection, Montreal
Janjawid or Janjaweed are a collective counterinsurgency militia active in the region of Darfur.
Mia Farrow, as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF, has visited Sudan several times to highlight the need for international aid to war-torn Darfur. She is a board member of the Washington, D.C. based non-profit Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) and has received several awards for her humanitarian work.