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Photo gallery with soundscapes and quotes from the book The Forest Has You

VIDEO SHOOTING ALONG A RIVER (GABON)

African Rainforest & Pygmy Peoples


Video shooting along a river, from Luis Devin's anthropological research in Central Africa (Gabon)
Shooting video footage along a river in the African rainforest (Gabon).

"The path homewards winds through the hills until it meets the great water, the river where the people put their traps when they're hungry for crocodile meat..."

Luis Devin, The Forest Has You. Story of an Initiation
Italian edition: La foresta ti ha. Storia di un'iniziazione
(Castelvecchi - LIT Edizioni)


Soundscape: a paddle hitting the water, moving by pirogue
in a rainforest river; in the background, bird and insect calls.




Photo gallery about African Pygmies and the rainforest, with soundscapes from pygmy camps and the forest.

      Page URL: http://www.pygmies.org/rainforest-pygmies/photo-gallery.php?photo=61       Photos, texts and audio recordings by Luis Devin.
The time in the tropical rainforests of the Western Congo Basin, where the Baka and the other Pygmy peoples live, is 13:12.
Every minute, at least 25 hectares (250.000 m²) of forest are destroyed around the world (source: WWF).