CAROL BECKWITH & ANGELA FISHER


About Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

This exhibition of color photography by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher shows the beauty and power of the vanishing rituals and customs of Africa. These photographs are the result of a thirty year journey of two intrepid women into remote villages in twenty-six countries in Africa. They have recorded the traditions and rituals, in many cases, of cultures which are dissapearing due to drought, famine, and political upheaval.Carol Beckwith, an American, and Angela Fisher, and Australian, have collaborated on several award-winning books, including African Ark and African Ceremonies. They have worked on documentary film projects, have lectured widely, and recently exhibited photographs at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.

Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher, Surma Girl, Ethiopia1
Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher Dogon Stilt Masks at Dusk, Mali2
Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher Massai Girls in Courtship Dance, Kenya3
Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher Wodaabe man preparing for charm dance, Niger4
Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher Himba bride dressed by mother, Namibia5
Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher Surma Girl, Ethiopia6
Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher Klama dance of Kobo Initiates, Ghana7
Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher Surma Stick Fight, Ethiopia8
Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher Massai Warrior with ostrich feather head-dress, Kenya9

Past Exhibitions

2000: African Allure

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