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It Is All A Masquerade

May 7, 2010


New York based photographer Phyllis Galembo has travelled between the Caribbean & West Africa (Benin, Burkino Faso, Nigeria and Sierra Leone) documenting the magnificent costumed world and rituals of  The Masquerade. The male-dominated artform is used as a means to illicit awe, inspiration, fear, obedience or to mark momentous occasions such as death, coming of […]