African Vogue

In the remote Omo valley, southwest of Ethiopia, where the earliest known Homo sapiens remains have been found, reside over 500,000 indigenous tribal people.The tribes have been painting their bodies with pulverized  minerals for millenia. The Series was taken in 2013 with the kind support of Leica Switzerland. The complete set of photographs contains more than 400  portraits of members of several different tribes.

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