Bedzan pygmy girl
1. Bedzan girl
with blue eyes
and scarifications
on the face.

Portraits

Bedzan Women and Men

(Bedzan Pygmies of Cameroon)
Photos, texts and audio recordings
by Luis Devin
Luis Devin - La Foresta ti ha
Soundscape: voices of Bedzan men and women in a semi-sedentary
camp, at the end of a dance (Pigmei Bedzan del Camerun).
Bedzan/Tikar pygmy man
2. Bedzan man sitting
on a wooden stool
in front of a hut.
Go to the page: Villages and Huts
Bedzan pygmy man
3. Bedzan man
with cloth headgear.
Bedzan/Tikar pygmy woman
4. Bedzan woman.
Bedzan pygmy singer
5. Bedzan woman
performing a
female polyphony.
Go to the page: Music and dances
Luis Devin with Bedzan Pygmies
6. Luis Devin with Bedzan people.
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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 (Bedzan Pygmy people), with soundscape and descriptive notes (Bedzan Pygmies of Cameroon).

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

Photos, videos and sounds are available for licensing, both for multimedia use and paper publications. For the terms and conditions, contact the author from the Contact page.


The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the Bedzan Pygmy people live, is 16:10. Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).

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