Saturday, May 29, 2010

Photographs by Phyllis Galembo

I found these pictures on Although they have nothing to do with music i had the urge to post them. Lovely clothes that i would love to wear but probably never wont.

“Large-scale color photographs from 2005 to 2006 reflect the ritual adornment and spirituality of masquerade in Nigeria, Benin and Burkina Faso in West Africa. These portraits of masqueraders build on Galembo's work of the past twenty years photographing the rituals and religious culture in Nigeria, Brazil, Cuba, Jamaica and Haiti, as well as the homegrown custom of Halloween in the United States. Organized by Ian Berry, Malloy Curator of the Tang Museum, in collaboration with the artist.”
– Tang Museum

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