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Cristina García Rodero, Ancient Bear Mask worn during the Carnival in Bielsa (Pyrenees, Spain), undated
Schnappviecher - From Italy, these horned creatures are often three metres high and appear on Shrove Tuesday to spread terror on the streets of the wine village of Tramin. Their origin is unknown. Charles Fréger visited 18 European countries in search of the mythological figure of the Wild Man. His strange and beautiful photobook, Wilder Mann: the Image of the Savage, explores human fascination with myth, ritual and tradition.
ukpuru: Igbo Agbogho Mmuo mask and costume from Onicha, 1940s.
Brazilian Masks - Amazon Indian Tamoko mask
KUKERI Made in Bulgaria
Cucurrumacho, máscara de los carnavales de Navalosa, Avila Spain