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Unformatted text preview: • white: supposed to get your attention reference to the spirit world woman covers head with head wrap to show spirituality • Yoruba: highest rate of twins in the world twins: very scared ( ibeji ) 45/1000 births statues represent twins that have passed away: to be remembered care for the spirit of the deceased baby • irreversible change marked by scarification • swelling eyes: person filled with the spirit of god riding a horse: status symbol masks: belong to men women can get close if past their child-bearing years masquerade for the ancestors • constantly trying to understand actions of white people...
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- Spring '10
- prolific art-producing countries, multiple ethnic groups/religions, urban capital cities, Africa African art