Photographer Phyllis Galembo – gallery

by deborah on 04/22/2010

Phyllis Galembo has been photographing masked revelers in ritual performances since 1987. Galembo has made over twenty trips to sites of ritual masquerade in Africa and the Caribbean.

She has  photographed Carnaval in Jacmel, Haiti capturing annual performances, as well as African rites masks. One of her most known series of photographs are the Sacred Arts of Haitian Vodou.

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West Africa, Phyllis Galembo  (c) taken from booooooom

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Vodou and Carnival: Haitian Images by Phyllis Galembo  (c)
Taken from Oswego

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Ngar Ball Traditional Masquerade Dance, Cross River, Nigeria
by Phyllis Galembo  (c), taken from booooooom

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Zambia by Phyllis Galembo  (c), taken from galembo.com

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Egungun, Bohican, Benin by Phyllis Galembo  (c)
Taken from Steven Kasher Gallery

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Sierra Leone by Phyllis Galembo  (c), taken from galembo.com

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West Africa by Phyllis Galembo  (c), taken from booooooom

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Zambia by Phyllis Galembo  (c), taken from galembo.com

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Hayes Burru Band, Jamaica by Phyllis Galembo  (c), taken from galembo.com

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West Africa by Phyllis Galembo  (c), taken from booooooom