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Afro-Cuba: Mystery and Magic of Afro-Cuban Spirituality

Four years of research preceded this black-and-white photographic documentary into the mysterious world of Afro-Cuban religion. The purpose of this photographic project is to carefully report on a complex religion, its different ceremonies and rich folklore; a window into a magical world, a world where African spirits manifest their presence in everyday Cuban life. Besides an historical introduction chapter by Ania Rodriguez Alonso descriptions of the religious rites and beliefs accompany the photos.

Four years of research preceded this black-and-white photographic documentary into the mysterious world of Afro-Cuban religion. The purpose of this photographic project is to carefully report on a complex religion, its different ceremonies and rich folklore; a window into a magical world, a world where African spirits manifest their presence in everyday Cuban life. Besides an historical introduction chapter by Ania Rodriguez Alonso descriptions of the religious rites and beliefs accompany the photos.

Published Year

2011

Hardcover Book Size

10 x 0.7 x 12.1 inches

Page Count

176

ISBN

9783716516614

Author

Ania Rodriguez Alonso,

Anthony Caronia