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A series of portraits taken in the Omo valley region of Ethiopia, Afar (Ethiopia) and in Papua New Guinea. In all cases the portraits portray cultural traits and traditions. 
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A series of portraits taken in the Omo valley region of Ethiopia, Afar (Ethiopia) and in Papua New Guinea. In all cases the portraits portray cultural traits and traditions.

The Mudmen from the central highlands of PNG with their bodies covered in clay and heavy ceramic heads and the Huli Wigmen and Kunai with their yellow and multicoloured facial paint. Beads and feathers from birds of paradise are often part of of the ritualistic adornment. The Suri tribe from the upper Omo valley in Ethiopia have a wonderful array of body art, some of which reveals a great deal of artistic endeavour and may be more contemporary than ancient! [Official Website]

Tribal portraiture | Trevor Cole

Tribal portraiture | Trevor Cole

Tribal portraiture | Trevor Cole

Tribal portraiture | Trevor Cole

Tribal portraiture | Trevor Cole

Tribal portraiture | Trevor Cole

Tribal portraiture | Trevor Cole

Tribal portraiture | Trevor Cole

Tribal portraiture | Trevor Cole

Tribal portraiture | Trevor Cole

Tribal portraiture | Trevor Cole

Tribal portraiture | Trevor Cole

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  • serge janssens

    May 26, 2018 at 21:50

    De toutes belles photographies emplies d’empathie et de dons de soi

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