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Africa | Mask from the Bamileke people of Cameroon | Horn, vegetal fiber, cowrie shells, human hair and textile || The kunggang of the Bamileke belong to an important association of healers and headmen, and for the purification of villages. They represent the power of intervention against sorcery.

Africa Mask from the Bamileke people of Cameroon Horn, vegetal fiber, cowrie shells, human hair and textile The kunggang of the Bamileke belong to an important association of healers and headmen, and for the purification of villages. They represent

Héctor Sos created the project ‘Paper Faces’ for a spanish paper company. The artist established a quirky relationship between paper and body by covering the faces of different models with various paper creations. It almost looks as if the paper would slowly grow out of their faces. Each work features a model with a mask of head piece made entirely form paper that has been bent folded and cut in unique ways. Obviously paper and color are the elements that give strength to the project.

Héctor Sos created the project ‘Paper Faces’ for a spanish paper company. The artist established a quirky relationship between paper and bo.

Africa | “Baba Ichanga” wearing traditional gelede mask and holding a baby, evoking the ancestors, his generation and the most recent one. Sanga village, Ketou, Benin | © Caption and image David Paul Carr

“ Baba Ichanga wearing traditional gelede mask and holding a baby, evoking the ancestors, his generation and the most recent one. Sanga village, Ketou, Benin © Caption and image David Paul Carr ”

/Eagle Mask for Helsinki Festival Finland - No one needs feathers to make bird masks and those who kill animals to pretend they are shamans are cursed - many ethical animal masks at this link - http://www.pinterest.com/burcutronics/b-diorama/

Eagle Masks for Helsinki Festival, Finland - No one needs feathers to make bird masks and those who kill animals to pretend they are shamans are cursed