Photo gallery with soundscapes from Luis Devin's field research


Photo Diary of the fieldwork in Central Africa

Bamiléké and Bamoun, from Luis Devin's fieldwork in Central Africa (Western Cameroon)
Top: heating of a Bamiléké drum skin, Bamoun players of Algaita and double-skin drums.
Bottom: audio recordings of Bamiléké ritual dances (Western Cameroon).

Soundscape: fragment of a Bamiléké dance during a ritual ceremony
at the Bafoussan Chef palace (Western Cameroon).

Photo gallery of Luis Devin's field research, with soundscapes from the camps and African rainforest.
Section: Other Peoples and Places of Central Africa.

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The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the Baka and the other Pygmy peoples live, is 21:14.
Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).