Wilder Mann series, Charles Freger

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In Norse mythology, Freyja (the “Lady”) is a goddess associated with love, beauty, fertility, gold, seiðr, war, death. She is the owner of the necklace Brísingamen, rides a chariot driven by two cats, owns the boar Hildisvíni, possesses a cloak of falcon feathers, , by her husband Óðr, is the mother of two daughters, Hnoss Gersemi. Along with her brother Freyr (Old Norse the “Lord”), her father Njörðr, her mother (Njörðr’s sister, unnamed in sources), she is a member of the Vanir.

Pende people of the Democratic Republic of Congo

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'Wilder Mann ou la Figure du Sauvage' by Charles Fréger

The Kukeri Ritual: Bulgaria's Sinister Day of Monsters

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Charles Fréger – Wilder Mann

Kolam is a form of sand painting that is drawn using rice powder by female members of the family in front of their home. It is widely practiced by Hindus in South India. A kolam is a sort of painted prayer - a line drawing composed of curved loops, drawn around a grid pattern of dots. Kolams are thought to bestow prosperity to homes.

'Wilder Mann ou la Figure du Sauvage' by Charles Fréger

Charles Freger

part of the National Dance Troupe, in Freetown, Sierra Leone

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Inari Okami - Japanese goddess of rice, sake, fertility, tea, foxes and kitsune (faelike fox spirits), agriculture, and industry.

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Kifwebe Sorcerer Dancer, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Wilder Mann by Charles Fréger

The Swabian-Alemannic carnival is a custom in south west Germany when the cold and grim spirits of winter are symbolically hunted down and e...