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Author Galembo, Phyllis, photographer.

Title Mexico : masks, rituals / Phyllis Galembo ; introduction, Sergio Rodriguez-Blanco ; plate selection, George Otis ; translation, Alexia Veytia-Rubio.

Publication Info. Santa Fe, NM : Radius Books, [2019]
New York, NY : D.A.P. Distributed Art Publishers, [2019]
Verona, Italy : Editoriale Bortolazzi, [2019]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  391.4340972 G131m 2019    ---  Axe Inventory 2022
Description 238 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
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Contents Introduction / Sergio Rodríguez-Blanco -- Plate section / George Otis . Virgen de Guadalupe ; Reyes Magos ; Tastuanes ; Huehues ; Fariseos ; Semana Santa ; Oaxaca ; Guerrero ; Xantolo ; Carnaval -- Acknowledgments / Phyllis Galembo.
Summary "Since 1985, photographer Phyllis Galembo has traveled extensively to photograph sites of ritual dress in Africa and the Caribbean. In her latest body of work, collected in this new publication, Galembo turns to Mexico, where she captures cultural performances with a subterranean political edge. Using a direct, unaffected portrait style, Galembo captures her subjects informally posed but often strikingly attired in traditional or ritualistic dress. Masking is a complex tradition in which the participants transcend the physical world and enter the spiritual realm. Masks, costumes and body paint transform the human body and encode a rich range of political, artistic, theatrical, social and religious meanings on the body. In her vibrant color photographs, Galembo highlights the artistry of the performers, how they use materials from their immediate environment to morph into a fantastical representation of themselves and an idealized vision of a mythical figure. In a gorgeous, fascinating photographic survey of Mexico's masking practices, Galembo captures her subjects suspended between past, present and future, with their religious, political and cultural affiliations--their personal and collective identifications--displayed on their bodies"
Language Text in English and Spanish.
Subject Portrait photography -- Catalogs.
Photography, Artistic -- Catalogs.
Carnival masks -- Mexico -- Pictorial works -- Catalogs.
Carnival costume -- Mexico -- Pictorial works -- Catalogs.
Mexico -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works -- Catalogs.
Galembo, Phyllis -- Catalogs.
Carnival masks. (OCoLC)fst00847674
Carnival costume. (OCoLC)fst00847663
Galembo, Phyllis. (OCoLC)fst00173187
Genre/Form Catalogs. (OCoLC)fst01423692
Illustrated works. (OCoLC)fst01423873
Illustrated works.
Added Author Rodríguez Blanco, Sergio, writer of introduction.
Otis, George, writer of added text.
Veytia-Rubio, Alexia, translator.
ISBN 9781942185574 (hardcover)
194218557X (hardcover)

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