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.
Anthony Caronia, born in 1968 in Rome, studied Photography in New York and Rome. He lived in different contries such as Malta, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, USA, Mexico and now lives in Brazil. Correspondingly, his photographic work specialises in foreign cultures. Ania Rodriguez Alonso, born in 1977 in Havana, studied Art History at the University of Havana and is currently a curator and an art critic. Since 2006 she has curated various exhibits on Cuban and European art in Brazil.
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