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Ya Kala Ben by Namsa Leuba in THISISPAPER MAGAZINE

Ya Kala Ben by Namsa Leuba in thisispaper.com

01 StatuetteVili Fanta Guinee 2011 Namsa Leuba Ya Kala Ben by Namsa Leuba in THISISPAPER MAGAZINE
04 StatuetteNdoki Saleou Guinee 2011 Namsa Leuba Ya Kala Ben by Namsa Leuba in THISISPAPER MAGAZINE
06 StatuetteVodun AlimMamadou Guinee 2011 Namsa Leuba Ya Kala Ben by Namsa Leuba in THISISPAPER MAGAZINE

“I am an African-European, born in Switzerland and my project was accomplished on a trip to Guinea Conakry. In this work, I was interested in the construction and deconstruction of the body as well as the depiction of the invisible. I have studied ritual artifacts common to the cosmology of Guineans; statuettes that are part of a ceremonial structure. They are from another world, they are the roots of the living. Thereby, I sought to touch the untouchable…”

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