Charles Fréger’s "Wilder Mann"

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"The Wilder Mann: Images of the Savage," Photographs by Charles Freger

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 20, 2013
French photographer Charles Freger visited rural mountainous farming communities in eighteen European countries to photograph centuries-old rituals where people literally put themselves into the skin of the 'savage.' In celebrations of the seasons, fertility, life, and death, people become a bear, a goat, a stag, a man of straw, or a devil.


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