From a middle-class upbringing, until his thirties Pierre Verger leads a rather and in he publishes Notes sur le culte des orixás et voduns. Livros e artigos de Verger, com ou sem fotografias do autor. Orixás, Livraria Turista, Coleção Recôncavo, Salvador, vol. 10 [dessins Carybé, texte Pierre. Verger, Pierre Fatumbi. “Introdução.” In Orixás: deuses iorubás na África e no Novo Mundo, São Paulo, Brazil: Círculo do Livro,

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Verger developed a photographic work of great importance, based piere everyday life and the popular culture of five continents. Things start to change inwhen Verger disembarks in Bahia. He becomes a messenger between those two worlds, conveying information, messages, ritual objects and presents. In doing so, he unintentionally enters the sphere of scientific research, a universe vergr will interest him passionately and to which he will remain attached for the rest of his life.

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Meghan Walsh added it Feb 09, Pierre Verger dies on the 11 th of Februaryleaving the Foundation with the task of carrying on with his work. Com marked it as to-read Mar 15, Vitor Rodrigues marked it as to-read Jan 21, John Roques marked it as to-read May 16, Fernanda Paula marked it as to-read Jul 18, Verger buys his first Rolleiflex camera, and after the death of his mother decides to realise his deepest desire: Willian Busch is currently reading it Jul 07, Happening Now The year marks a turning point: Bom Jesus da Lapa, — Foto Marcel Gautherot Pierre Edouard Leopold Verger was a French photographer, ethnologist, anthropologist and researcher who lived most of his life in the city of Salvador, capital of the state of Bahia, in Brazil.

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This leads to the creation in of the Pierre Verger Foundation, of which he is donor and president, gradually transforming his house into a research centre. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The late s see him detaching from photography and accomplishing his last research trips in Africa.

His interest for religions of African origins allows him to receive a research grant to study their rituals in Africa, for where he departs in Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. About the Cultural Center. Negot iating his negatives with newspapers, photo agencies and research institutions, Verger takes pictures for various companies and even exchanges his services for travel tickets.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Everton Valverde marked it as to-read Dec 28, As collaborator and guest researcher for various universities, he discloses his research in lectures, books and articles. He then engages in meticulous research on the Orishas and their cult. Raphaela Corsi marked it as to-read Jan 04, orxs Open Preview See a Problem?


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His intimacy with the cult, initiated in Bahia, facilitates his contact with priests and local authorities. While Europe lives the turmoil of the post-war period, Salvador is a haven of tranquillity. He has his work published in the best magazines of the time, but as stardom is not his aim, Verger is always on the brink of a new departure: Luiz Duarte is currently reading it Aug 11, Since the death of his father and two brothers, Verger’s mother had been his sole remaining parent, who he did not want to hurt in choosing an anticonformism and roving lifestyle.

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