Watch The Taxidermist
Boubacar Traoré speaks of his work as a taxidermist in Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, and of the rituals and beliefs connected to hunting hippos, that he knows from a very personal experience.
When animals and spirits from the bush bring disorder in the village. A donso masquerade in Samogohiri, Burkina Faso.
WARNING: STRONG IMAGES A piece of sensory ethnography from the Abattoir Frigorifique de Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso - 27 June 2012. With thanks to Norbert Baniné Ido and Assibidi (Sidi) Lankoande.
Adama Woni prepares amulets with Arabic scripts, Banzon, June 2012.