Makishi: Mask Characters of Zambia


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In Makishi: Mask Characters of Zambia , Manuel Jordan reveals the beauty and complexity of the remarkable masquerade traditions of the Chokwe, Mbunda, Lunda, Lwena/Luvale, and Luchazi peoples who live in the "Three Corners" region of northwestern Zambia, northeastern Angola, and southwestern Democratic Republic of the Congo. The distinct yet overlapping mask types and styles used by these groups reflect their continual interaction and demonstrate the constant reformulation of visual and performance genres. Relations among ...

Makishi: Mask Characters of Zambia 2007, Fowler Museum at UCLA, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9780974872971

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