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  • [Esta exposição é um golpe de vista sóbre a Bahia]
    Amado, Jorge, 1912-2001
    The distinguished novelist Jorge Amado wrote this text on the Afro-Brazilian exhibition on mundane arts and crafts as well as objects of worship of Afro-Brazilian Candomblé. He referred to these utensils as “mediocre objects that highlight their [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110903

  • O artesanato no Ceará
    Xavier, Lívio, 1900-
    In this article Lívio Xavier discusses the production of handcrafts in the state of Ceará, which are brought into town and offered for sale in the markets in Fortaleza, the state capital. Xavier notes the wide variety of artisan products produced [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110900

  • Por que Oxalá usa ekodidé
    Mestre Didi
    This is a story written by the African-Brazilian sculptor Deoscóredes Maximiliano dos Santos, alias Mestre Didi. In it, he recounts a legend from the mystic universe of Candomblé (a fairly widespread Brazilian cult with African roots) about the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110544

  • Mestre Didi : poesia mítica e contemporaneidade
    Santos, Juana Elbein dos
    This text was published in the catalogue of Mestre Didi’s exhibition entitled Poesia mítica e contemporaneidade, organized by the Museu de Arte Moderna in Salvador (state of Bahia, 1997). Written by the anthropologist Juana Elbein dos Santos, the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110542

  • Iconografia dos deuses africanos no candomblé da Bahia
    Carybé; Amado, Jorge, 1912-2001; Verger, Pierre; Rego, Waldeloir
    These texts are selections from a book that includes 128 watercolors, created between 1940 and 1980 by the Argentine visual artist known as Carybé. The book records different aspects of the Afro-Brazilian rites of Candomblé: there are illustrations [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110541

  • Candomblé
    Medeiros, José
    This book, written by the journalist José Medeiros, includes photographs and text about Candomblé, the African-influenced cult in Brazil. The author provides a detailed description of the various stages in the secret religious initiation process of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1110536