09th March 2012

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"Our national class issues, played out in technicolour for Carnival, are coming to a serious crisis soon: the marginalisation of the urban underclass, especially low-income black males—who were the engine of Carnival—is coming to a head."
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14th November 2011

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rubadiri:

Another picture from my book ‘Meditation on the Traditions’- a documentation of Trinidad and Tobago’s endangered traditional masquerade on the streets on Carnival Monday and Tuesday… This was a magical moment: an individual costume resting in front of the gate of an old Gothic church- the wind caught the wings at the moment the light changed, he bowed his head- the costume looks like a fallen angel or a water deity of some sort…

rubadiri:

Another picture from my book ‘Meditation on the Traditions’- a documentation of Trinidad and Tobago’s endangered traditional masquerade on the streets on Carnival Monday and Tuesday… This was a magical moment: an individual costume resting in front of the gate of an old Gothic church- the wind caught the wings at the moment the light changed, he bowed his head- the costume looks like a fallen angel or a water deity of some sort…

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