The Dances

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The Kirdi live in the mountains of northern Cameroon. For years, they have resisted the influence of their Muslim neighbors and preserved their traditions. King Kirdi remains a descendant of the founder of the tribe, he has power over all surrounding lands. During this ceremony, the women dance in honor of the ancestors, dressed in their traditional clothing, a belt and a band of braided fibers that cover the genitals, leggings woven liana that they do collide during their dance rhythmically, producing Thus a particular sound. Oil on canvas / 114 x 145 cm / 2006
Leggings woven liana
Cameroon