|1. Open single-skin|
with pierced base.
Music and Dances
Drummers, singers and dancers
(BaKoya Pygmies of Gabon)Photos, texts and audio recordings
by Luis Devin
Soundscape: polyphonic song recorded in a Bakoya village
in the rainforest of Gabon (Bakoya Pygmies of Gabon).
|3. Young Bakoya musicians.|
|4. Bakoya woman improvising|
a dance; in the background,
single-skin cylindrical drum.
|5. Young player of|
idiophone drum made
with a plastic bucket
upside down on the ground.
New materials and
|7. Bakoya children performing a participation dance.|
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 BaKoya Pygmy people live, is 22:48. 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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