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“Conflict and Costume in Namibia” by Jim Naughten

“Each image, a portrait of Herero tribe members of Namibia, reveals a material culture that harkens the region’s tumultuous past: residents wear Victorian era dresses and paramilitary costume as a direct result and documentation of its early 20th century German colonization”. Photos by Jim Naughten, courtesy of Klompching Gallery, New York.

Here: Herero Woman in Blue Dress, 2012. Continue reading »