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.
West Africa, Phyllis Galembo (c) taken from booooooom
Documentary series The Human Animal by ethnologist and zoologist Desmond Morris have always been magnet for wider audience. Made during the 1990’s his series (same as his books) about human body and the cultural differences are great resources which from time to time I like to watch again.