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    Wilder Mann series, Charles Freger

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    • Gorgonia

      Bulgarian men in babugeri costumes, used in pagan rituals, photographed by Charles Fréger ( for the "Wilder Mann" series, 2010 #primitivism - Carefully selected by GORGONIA

    • cheyenne cole

      Wildermann --For two years, French photographer Charles Fréger has been traveling throughout 19 European countries and trying to capture the spirit of what he calls “tribal Europe” in his “Wilder Mann” series. What he found was a huge array of pagan rituals, mainly related to the winter solstice and spring renewal, focusing on the common myth of the “wild man.”

    • J. E. Bruce

      Bulgarian men in Babugeri costumes, taking part in the Kukeri, a traditional Bulgarian ritual to scare away evil spirits (to me they look something like spy-hopping llamas). Photo: Charles Fréger, from his book, Wilder Mann, an in-depth look at the rituals and costumes worn during these annual festivals celebrating the winter solstice and beginning of spring.

    • Amanda Joyce

      Charles Fréger [French photographer] | "Wilder Mann" series - 19 Creative Costumes of Still-Practiced Pagan Rituals of Europe | Bored Panda

    • Jacquo Pelletier

      A bit of fun from Charles Freger who travelled to 18 different countries taking photos of people in costumes at local folk festivals for his series Wilder Mann.

    • Matilda Luk

      Babugeri, Bansko, Bulgaria, 2010–2011. From a photo series, “Wilder Mann” by Charles Fréger, about still-practiced pagan rituals in Europe. This one gives me the a good way.

    • India

      Bulgarian men in Babugeri costumes, used in pagan rituals This photo is taken from a collection of images the depicted different rituals and ceremonies that are done around the world. a great read and was featured in National Geographic.

    • Diane Daoust Kerner

      The photographs here come from Wilder Mann, a photography series by Charles Fréger (based in Rouen, France), who spent two years traveling through nineteen countries documenting the folk pageants and festivals of what he calls "tribal Europe." The resulting photographs have been exhibited internationally, and collected into an absolutely amazing art book. The art, in turn, inspired a CD of music by the Italian composer .and sound designer Theo Teardo, Music for Wilderness.

    • Ana Bermejo

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