Jiri Suruvka

Jiri Suruvka

visual artist,university art teacher, cabaret maker, performer, in middle age crisis (slowly near out of it),former movie star, from city where they hate art, .
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Fetish: (Common in West African derived Magic and Haitian Vodou) an object believed to have supernatural powers, or in particular, a man-made object that has power over others. Essentially, fetishism is the emic attribution of inherent value or powers to an object.

Fetish: (Common in West African derived Magic and Haitian Vodou) an object believed to have supernatural powers, or in particular, a man-made object that has power over others. Essentially, fetishism is the emic attribution of inherent value or powers to an object.

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Charles Fréger's remarkable Wilder Mann project, documenting actual pagan costumes and rituals from 18 (and counting) European countries

Capula is the Mexican village where the Catrinas are made by craftsmen.

Capula is the first Mexican village where the Catrinas are made by craftsmen. because they are authentic, beautiful, and "mas baratas.

face mask

The Indianapolis Museum of Art is an art museum with art galleries and gardens. The IMA provides art classes, films & lectures for public access.

Yoruba, divination cup (23 cm) Such bowls were used in rituals in which destiny or prediction (ifa) was divined. Ifa divination was used to transcribe the wisdom of Orunmila, the spirit of wisdom and prophecy in Yoruba mythology. A priest taps rhythmically on a tray with a tapper to ask for the help of Orunmila. A divination bowl like this one is used to keep the sixteen sacred palm nuts.

Yoruba, divination cup (23 cm) Such bowls were used in rituals in which destiny or prediction (ifa) was divined. Ifa divination was used to transcribe the wisdom of Orunmila, the spirit of wisdom and prophecy in Yoruba mythology. A priest taps rhythmically on a tray with a tapper to ask for the help of Orunmila. A divination bowl like this one is used to keep the sixteen sacred palm nuts.

Ajere Ifá; a vessel made of carved wood used to store the ikin ifá (palm nuts for divination). Ifá is the primitive Yorùbá religion.

a vessel made of carved wood used to store the ikin ifá (palm nuts for divination). Ifá is the primitive Yorùbá religion.