Photographer Troi Anderson’s Photo Documentation of Modern Vodou

I think y’all have gathered by now that we are fans of Vodou. The HuffingtonPost just posted a nice piece about a photographer Troi Anderson’s visits to Haiti and work to document the experience within Vodou ritual.

“Vodou is often misunderstood by Westerners who come to it through pop culture or folklore, where it is often tinged with racist stereotypes and legends. In reality, there are typically no dolls, no animal sacrifices, no dark magic. Simply speaking, Vodou rituals consist of music, rhythm, theater and dance, performed with such acute intensity that bodily movements access something transcendent and divine. Vodou practitioners frequently aim to experience divine possession, as a spirit flows through their physical form, achieving ecstasy through the tools of everyday life.”

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