Charles Fréger
Europe’s Wild Men

A primal heart still beats in Europe. Rural people all over the continent kept the connection to nature’s rhythm and celebrate the seasonal cycle. They invoke death but bestow fertile life.

Karolina Daria Flora
Weaver of umbilical thread

Karolina’s mission is the transmutation of reality, her work far more than mere adornment — she weaves the umbilical thread that reminds us of dimensions we have just forgotten about.

The Lost Tribes
of Tierra del Fuego

For seven thousand years, the Selk’nam, Yamana and Kawésqar people inhabited the forbidding archipelago of Southern Patagonia.

Makishi
Death dances for living people

The western culture is devoid of meaningful rituals that help you grow through the stages of life. I think that’s the reason why I’m so fascinated when I find it in other cultures.

David Attenborough
The Tribal Eye

This series from 1975 takes us on a journey around the world to reveal the making and use of tribal art in some of the few places on earth where the traditions are intact.

J.D. Okhai Ojeikere
Sculptures for a day

J. D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere’s work captures the intersection of cultural tradition and personal expression.

Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak
Storytelling from borderlands of worlds

Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak is a daredevil with a good eye and the guts to go beyond what meets the eye.

Hans Silvester
Natural Fashion

I try to put down a marker against the fashion mumbo-jumbo of our consumer culture, that only reinforces disempowerment and…

Malcolm Kirk
Man as Art

Malcolm Kirk traveled to Papua New Guinea in 1967. He returned repeatedly during the ensuing 13 years, documenting the extraordinary tribal decorations he had observed on that initial trip.

Jimmy Nelson
Before They Pass Away

The photographer Jimmy Nelson visited 31 secluded and visually unique tribes around the world. The result is huge — in extend and significance.

Phyllis Galembo
West African Masquerade

Phyllis Galembo‘s pictures reflect the ritual adornment and spirituality of masquerade in Nigeria, Benin and Burkina Faso in West Africa.