Phyllis Galembo - Portraits Of Africa's Amazing Masquerade: Yegueresso Village, Burkina Faso, 2006 ---
Photographic exhibitions and special projects by Phyllis Galembo, including Egungun and Gelede masquerade, Benin.
freaky , odd , curious surreal and fun performance art photography French photographer Charles Fréger has been traveling throughout 19 European countries and trying to capture the spirit of what he calls “tribal Europe” in his “Wilder Mann” series
Japan's Ritual Ghosts, Monsters, Ogres and Goblins
Charles Fréger began a photography project exploring Japan’s masked ritual figures.Yokai, oni, tengu and kappa, which can be translated as ghosts, monsters, ogres and goblins, are ritual figures imagined by man and embodied during festivals and ceremonies as an attempt to tame the elements and find meaning in natural events. Juxtapoz Magazine - Japan's Ritual Ghosts, Monsters, Ogres and Goblins
On a market day in the Bwa village of Boni, in central Burkina Faso, West Africa a group of masks perform, including the great plank masks called nwantantay,.