Aka Women and Men
(Italian concert tour of a group of Aka PygmiesPhotos, texts and audio recordings
from the Central African Republic's rainforest)
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: polyphonic counterpoint of an Aka song
(Aka Pygmies of the Central African Republic).
|4. Aka elderly man
at a concert rehearsal.
|7. Aka women during a concert of their Italian musical tour.
Music anthropologist and writer, he has carried out field research in central Africa, where he lived with the Baka Pygmies and other forest peoples, whose music, rituals and survival strategies he has been studying for more than a decade.www.luisdevin.comwww.facebook.com/LuisDevin
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Photos, texts and audio recordings by Luis Devin.
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The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the Aka Pygmy people live, is 19:23. Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).Go to the Other Pygmy Peoples section index
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