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Waska Tatay by Raphaël Verona and Thomas Rousset

Waska Tatay by Raphaël Verona and Thomas Rousset | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Thomas Rousset and Raphaël Verona’s Waska Tatay is fairly ambiguous at first glance. The cover is a simple yellow-to-blue fade with the title placed inconspicuously on the spine; but the content is altogether more arresting. Using a mixture of reportage and staged portraiture the photo book documents the pair’s trip to the Altiplano region of Bolivia and their encounters with witch doctors, spiritual healers and medicine men; uncovering the rites and rituals of these ancient orders and illuminating some of their extraordinary mythologies.

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"The Wilder Mann: Images of the Savage," Photographs by Charles Freger

"The Wilder Mann: Images of the Savage," Photographs by Charles Freger | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
French photographer Charles Freger visited rural mountainous farming communities in eighteen European countries to photograph centuries-old rituals where people literally put themselves into the skin of the 'savage.' In celebrations of the seasons, fertility, life, and death, people become a bear, a goat, a stag, a man of straw, or a devil.
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Thomas Rousset & Raphaël Verona: Waska Tatay

Thomas Rousset & Raphaël Verona: Waska Tatay | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

HOTSHOE's Gregory Barker recently caught up with Thomas Rousset and his collaborator Raphaël Verona to talk about their series on the Witch Doctors of the Altiplano: Waska Tatay.

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