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Morjoli understands that some people will perform when photographed, using it to his advantage. Morjoli uses the concept of theater and staging to further his work of photography.
Bright orange rags drape over wide-brimmed hats, atop the bright masks covering the person’s face. Hidden behind the unconventional fabrics are members from various Mexican indigenous groups, all captured by Phyllis Galembo in Mexico: Masks/Rituals.
The way Tomanova invites us to see opens up a world far beyond the bounds of our own personal and immediate experiences. A transcender of her medium, Marie Tomanova’s book ‘Young American’ expresses her as a cultural savant.
In his new book Freedom and Masquerade, Charles Freger addresses the history of many different communities of indigenous peoples, while celebrating their survival in the modern day. The canvases he captures are the people, and the art he focuses on is the culture he observes.
Before the digital era, rebellion required more than simply clicking ‘like’ on a post. Gavin Watson captures the height of skinheads in Oh! What Fun We Had.