Photographer’s images capture the incredible costumes—and improbable story—of Africa’s Herero tribe

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English photographer Jim Naughten spent four months driving across Namibia in southwest Africa to document the costumes and cultural traditions of the indigenous Herero people. His book „Conflict and Costume” tells the story of both the brutality of colonialism and the resilience of the Hereros to overcome it. I was struck by the beauty and strength of Naughten's images, and reached out to him to find out more about them.

„Namibia's geography has witnessed a turbulent and little documented history of human settlement, upheaval…

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via Imaging Resource News Page http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2013/07/12/the-heart-of-an-improbable-style-jim-naughtens-photographs-of-namibias-here

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