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Dogon Funerary Mask

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Lauren Radke

on 5 April 2011

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Transcript of Dogon Funerary Mask

Dogon Funeray Mask Wood
Black & White Pigment Meaning & Symbolism in the Culture
All Aspects: Cloth for Clothing, Beer,
Village & Housing Layouts, Fields Tense balance of + & - space
horizontal and vertical rows

Raised Arms Emphasize maleness
3 part vertical division
Earth & sky Awa Society:
powerful political & ritual body
passage of the dead to supernatural Bago Bundu (follows death)
Dama (ends mourning) Changes to Masquerades
colonization & curiosity 3x a day
paid performance
different locations
spectacular masks Decline vs. Evolution
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