I have a show – Witness – that is complete and has been exhibited twice in the last two years. The full title of the exhibit is Witness – the Emotional & Psychological Ramifications of Childhood Sexual Abuse and Incest. The CSA part of that refers to sexual trafficking. The entire show – with text panels – can be seen at www.VictoriaPendragon.com/Witness. I tweet a piece from it almost every day and the web page gets a lot of traffic. I would like to make the show available to any venue that would like to exhibit it and that will require shipping or travel expenses, depending, hence my submission.
WCA Philadelphia Chapter
It was at the hands of my mother’s father – literally – that I first experienced penetration. My body held the memory of the experience for decades giving me dreadful nightmares of being an infant, wrapped in something so tightly that I could not move, at once struggling to be free yet dreading being free, because once I was released, I felt an awful sense of fullness, a kind of dreadful pressure, filling me up inside.
It was my grandfather who taught me to submit. That would prove important when he rented me out to his friends a few years later. I became the perfect product: no tears, no trouble. No dummy, I, for I had seen what happened to little girls who gave him trouble; they ended up in the trunk.