Aka pygmy man
1. Aka man.

Portraits

Aka Women and Men

(Italian concert tour of a group of Aka Pygmies
from the Central African Republic's rainforest)
Photos, texts and audio recordings
by Luis Devin
.Luis Devin - Ai confini del gusto.
Soundscape: polyphonic counterpoint of an Aka song
(Aka Pygmies of the Central African Republic).
Aka pygmy woman
2. Aka woman performing a polyphonic
song at the Fiesole Roman Theatre.
Go to the page: Aka Pygmies music and dances
BaAka pygmy girl
3. Aka girl.
Elderly BaAka man
4. Aka elderly man
at a concert rehearsal.
BaAka pygmy man
5. Aka man.
Elderly Aka Pygmy
6. Aka man.
Aka pygmy women
7. Aka women during a concert of their Italian musical tour.
The author:
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.

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Photo potraits (Aka Pygmy people), with soundscape and descriptive notes (Italian concert tour of a group of Aka Pygmies from the Central African Republic's rainforest).

Photos, texts and audio recordings by Luis Devin.
Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/aka/portraits.php

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The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the Aka Pygmy people live, is 13:15. Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).

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