This black-and-white photographic documentary provides insight into the mysterious world of Afro-Cuban religion by carefully reporting on a complex religion, its different ceremonies and rich folklore.
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.