Friday, 28 January 2011

28.01.2011





Two Pins
photographic documentation
Firenze
28.01.2011
15.41h



... hee was put to the most severe and cruell paine in the worlde, called the bootes, who, after he had recieved three trokes, being inquired if hee would confess his damnable actes and wicked life, his toong would not serve him to speake, in respect whereof the rest of the witches willed to searche his toong, under which they found two pinnes thrust up into the heade; whereupon the witches did say, now is the charm stinted, and shewed, that those charmed pinnes were the cause he could not confesse any thing …



Source: Rare and curious tracts on witchcraft and the second sight, Edinburg, 1820 pp27
“A true discourse of the apprehension of sundrie witches lately taken in Scotland; where some are executed and some are yet imprisoned.-with particular recitall of their examinations, taken in the presence of the King's Majestie (1591)”

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

16.01.2011



Mo
photographic documentation (flour)
Villnachern
16.01.2011
11.11h









Mo
Mo:"The Dead", those not smeared with blackened molasses but powdered and shrouded in white, the colour of death, the colour of Gede, lord of the Dead and regeneration.


Source: "Kanaval, vodou, politics and revolution on the streets of Haiti", photography and oral history by Leah Gordon; words by Madison Smartt Bell, Don Cosentino, Richard Fleming, Kathy Smith & Myron Beasley; Soul Jazz Publishing, London 2010

Monday, 10 January 2011

05.01.2011



15°25'33.67"S
28°21'03.81"E
elev. 1283m


Twin Palm Rd. Day High School
Lusaka, Zambia


05.01.2011
3.23 pm

05.01.2011 bis




15°27'21.52"S
28°22'36.89"E
elev. 1297m

In front of Walter's gate
Off Leopards Hill Rd.
Lusaka, Zambia

05.01.2011
3.34 pm