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Photos by Pierre Verger and Mario Cravo Neto


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A project of the Goethe-Institut and the Pierre Verger Foundation Salvador/Bahia, in cooperation with the Museum of Ethnology Berlin-Dahlem, the Museum of World Cultures Frankfurt a.M., the Linden-Museum Stuttgart, the State Museum of Ethnology Munich and the publishing house Das Wunderhorn Heidelberg. Under the patronage of the Brazilian minister of culture. Funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation.


Curatorial advisors Berlin:

Alex Baradel, Angela Lühning (Pierre Verger Foundation, Salvador/Bahia), Mario Cravo Neto, Dr. Peter Junge, Dr. Richard Haas (Museum of Ethnology Berlin-Dahlem), Manfred Metzner (Das Wunderhorn), Michael M. Thoss (Allianz Kultustiftung)



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Concept and realization:

Gerhard Haupt and Pat Binder

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Translations German - English:
Karl Edward Johnson


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Publishing House  Das Wunderhorn

Museum of Ethnology Berlin-Dahlem