Spirits Speak: A Celebration of African Masks
Masks are still in common use and have a strong role in the traditional culture such as those in African countries. The specific implications associated to each masks vary widely from culture and town to town but many traits are common to most African cultures. These, include a spiritual and religious meaning being used in many ceremonies involving dances and social events. These masks come in many different colours, such as red, black, orange, and brown and I own a large number of mask and artifacts, e.g., sculptures, cloth, pots, fans, etc. I wish to work with a female model who wishes to explore being photographed wearing these masks and associated decorations and ritual objects. A willingness to be painted and cover with white clay is required.
N.B. I am now oil painting until next April, but if you are still interested we can discuss more and arrange a shoot next year. Thank You.
Audition / Rehearsal / Production datesI am flexible in timings but suggest June/July onward.
N.B. I live outside Brighton near the sea-side.
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Wearing of African Masks and Costumes
Willingness to be made up and patience are essential.. our shoots will cover a day so we can achieve the best images. Lunch and tea/juice etc will ]provide as needed and we will have breaks through the day. Please read my feedback so you can see more about how i work. An interest in Ethnic items, dance, body make up, art is very helpful.. as we want to explore ideas and have fun :)
Females, aged 18 and over from Brighton, UK
- Modeling experience: Beginner, starting out
- Located in Brighton, UK
- Joined May, 2012