Ulen, el bufón masculino, entretenía al público durante el hain, rito que las mujeres realizaban en una choza de troncos para iniciar a las hijas en la magia, mientras los hombres debían permanecer afuera. Foto: Martín Guisande
Pax Leopard says: "These characters are directly inspired by a Native American tribe, decimated during the nineteenth century. The Selknam people. I'm completely fascinated by the beauty of the costumes they were wearing during their initiation rites. Therefore, I wanted to pay tribute by letting them reborn in this form." http://www.paristreetart.com/2014/11/pax-leopard-multifaceted-project.html #paris #streetart #paxleopard
meanwhilebackinthedungeon: Effects of Magic Magic is an inherently chaotic force, and its use often begins to transform Magic Users in a radical manner. Prolonged use of certain incantations & spells can produce profound somatic changes that often drastically & permanently alter the appearance of the Magic User in a shocking manner. In some instances these transformations can also result in an increased resistance to elements such as cold or heat.
The Selk’nam people or Ona’s from Tirerra del Fuego, a group of Islands now belonging to Argentina. The Selk’nam are now extinct. Body paint was a essential part of daily life, designs used for hunting, combats, peace meetings and shamanistic performaces.