Ella Silvennoinen

Ella Silvennoinen

FINLAND / 22 / COSTUME DESIGNER / WALKER IN THE RAIN / DANCER IN THE DARK
Ella Silvennoinen
Muita ideoita: Ella
LIKUKULENGUE. Mask and costume from the Chokwe of Zambia. Photo by Francois d’Elbee

LIKUKULENGUE. Mask and costume from the Chokwe of Zambia. Photo by Francois d’Elbee

Africa: Amazigh berber girl with with facial tattoos, Morocco, 1960s

Africa: Amazigh berber girl with with facial tattoos, Morocco, 1960s

Dogon (Mali) Ceremonial Mask

Dogon (Mali) Ceremonial Mask

Tuareg woman, Niger. Tuareg women have a great freedom and participate in family and tribal decisions. Descent and inheritance are both through the maternal line, although modern ways continue to encroach on time-honored customs.

Tuareg woman, Niger. Tuareg women have a great freedom and participate in family and tribal decisions. Descent and inheritance are both through the maternal line, although modern ways continue to encroach on time-honored customs.

The Tuareg Tribe. The men wear the veils not the women. Keeps them protected from sun and sand, but also keeps them confined and anti-social. "Blue Men of the Desert" because the blue indigo that the fabric is dyed in rubs off on their skin. Turbans can be made with 16.5 feet of fabric.

The Tuareg Tribe. The men wear the veils not the women. Keeps them protected from sun and sand, but also keeps them confined and anti-social. "Blue Men of the Desert" because the blue indigo that the fabric is dyed in rubs off on their skin. Turbans can be made with 16.5 feet of fabric.

Tuareg man in all his glory, Niger

Tuareg man in all his glory, Niger

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photo Horst P. Horst 1965

photo Horst P. Horst 1965