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Charles Fréger: "Schnappviecher", Tramin, Italien. Yeah. I'm the middle sister. Dig my horns? It would be nice to finally take our stupid masks off when we are together.
Costume | Dressing up | Animals | photograph by Charles Freger
Modern Neo-Pagansim at its finest. Bridesmaids dresses: FOUND—complete with hiking boots. Thrilled to show 'Mum.
Still-Practiced Pagan Ritual Costumes For 2 years, French photographer Charles Fréger has been traveling throughout European countries, capturing the spirit of “Tribal Europe” in his Wilder Mann series. He found was a huge array of PAGAN RITUALS, related to the winter solstice and spring renewal. This traditions dates back to neolithic times and shamanism, is still very alive. (19 pics) | I've seen these elsewhere with notations of location and custom
Photographer Charles Freger has traveled through 19 European nations to gather pictures of impressive costumes from pagan rituals that have survived to this day. The series, entitled “Wilder Mann,” inspires images of an older, wilder and more tribal Europe filled with wild beasts, bonfires and pagan gods. Website: charlesfreger.com
from Charles Fréger's amazing "Wilder Mann"...i thought this was a mock cultural anthropology art project at first, but these are all real, traditional get-ups for european festivals, etc...fantastically creative and creepy
Masks : Charles Fréger’s Wilder Mann, Estelle Hanania, Thomas Rousset | meta :: μετά
Charles Freger. Wilder Mann Series. Actual pagan costumes and rituals from Europe.
Husband Cozy-Saguero, 24X36in, & 16X24 in,digital print on rag archival paper, edition of 15. Kristin Skees
Creative Costumes of Still-Practiced Pagan Rituals of Europe. Charles Fréger's "Wilder Mann" series. (via Catherine Green )
Wilder Mann 92, Wilder Mann , 2010 © Charles Fréger - www.charlesfreger...
Vintage European costumes shot by Charles Fréger
bulgarian men in babugeri costumes, used in pagan rituals. (again, frighteningly similar to a figure from a recurrent childhood nightmare)
Charles Fréger :: from the Wilder Mann series
Smultronstället: Wilder Mann, by Charles Fréger