Baga

Baga➳ [Reading] ➶ Baga By Marie Yvonne Curtis ➩ – Heartforum.co.uk The 18th volume in the successful reference Visions of Africa series Baga introduces the art and traditions of this small rice growing community living along the coast of Guinea in West Africa Their e The th volume in the successful reference Visions of Africa series Baga introduces the art and traditions of this small rice growing community living along the coast of Guinea in West Africa Their extraordinary sculptures wooden masks and statues of various sizes as well as wonderful percussion instruments chiefs’ seats and other skillfully carved utilitarian objects are presented in superb photographs The relationships of these works to the culture and traditions of the Baga people—manifestation of divinities ancestor worship rites of passage secret brotherhoods and weddings funerals and harvesting—is brilliantly investigated by the author who also analyzes the influence of colonization and newly introduced religions on recent practices  .

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Baga MOBI Ä Hardcover
  • Hardcover
  • 152 pages
  • Baga
  • Marie Yvonne Curtis
  • 04 October 2016
  • 9788874398201

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