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Douglas Curran - The Elephant has Four Hearts
Title: Douglas Curran - The Elephant has Four Hearts
Title alternative: Nyau masks and rituals. The Secret spirit society ofthe Chewa peoples of Malawi.
Creator: Curran, Douglas
Abstract: Pictures by the photographer D. Curran about Malawi, taken between 1996 and 1999. He documents masks and the associated rituals among the Chewa / Nyanja. Some pcitures were also taken in Zimbabwe. There is an explanation for every picture including the exact location where it was taken. [editors ilissAfrica]
Keywords: Malawi; gender relations; initiation; ritual; sexuality / sexual behaviour; mask; Chewa; Zimbabwe; Nyanja
Countries: Malawi;
Subject areas: Society » Society;
Society » Gender;
Ethnology » Customs & Rituals;
Culture & Arts » Fine Arts
Resource type: Collections of Illustrations (Fotographies, Paintings, Charts)
Language: English
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