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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Francisco Sidou marked it as to-read Jun livto, Meghan Walsh added it Feb 09, James Ketchum is currently reading it Dec 16, Though he has now a precise direction for his work – the history, customs and religions of Yoruba peoples in West Africa and of their descendants in Bahia – Verger remains a nomad.

It is at the same time that he starts one more new career as a researcher.

His intimacy with the cult, initiated in Bahia, facilitates ligro contact with priests and local authorities. Com marked it as to-read Mar 15, As anywhere else in the world, he prefers the company of common people and the simplest places. Denis Alves marked it as to-read Jul 15, 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.

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 Verger is immediately seduced by the hospitality and the cultural wealth of the city, and decides to settle there. Want to Read saving…. Presentation History Contacts and adress Funding. Alessandra da Silva marked it as to-read Aug 21, Purpose and History Staff Board of Directors.


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. About the Cultural Center. While Europe lives the turmoil of the post-war period, Salvador is a haven of tranquillity.

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. Luiz Carlos rated it it was ok Jan 22, Aline De Oliveira marked it as to-read Jan 02, Things start to change inwhen Verger disembarks in Bahia. Ceasar marked it as to-read Feb 17, With his brothers ans his mother, Paris, in the s.

Pri Nascimento added it Dec 23, Between December and AugustPierre Verger travels around the world, making a living exclusively from his photographic art. Vitor Rodrigues marked it as to-read Jan 21, 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.

As collaborator and guest researcher for various universities, he discloses his research in lectures, books and articles. The year marks a turning point: Tim added it May 12, Luiz Duarte is currently reading it Aug 11, Refresh and try again.

The late s see him detaching from photography and accomplishing his last research trips in Africa. He becomes a messenger between those two worlds, conveying information, messages, ritual objects and presents.


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Ricardo Aranha marked it as to-read Aug 03, Pablo Scobar is currently reading it Dec 13, In doing so, he unintentionally enters the sphere of scientific research, a universe that will interest him passionately and to which he will remain attached for the rest of his life.

Renan Virginio marked it as to-read Jan 02, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. More than mere protagonists of his photographs, they become his friends, whose lives Verger seeks to know about in detail.

Willian Busch is currently reading it Jul 07, Return to Book Page. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Trivia About Notas sobre o cul Livr the last years of his life, his main concern is to make his research available to a wide public and to protect his archives.

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Black people, omnipresent in Bahia, monopolize his attention. John Roques marked it as to-read May 16, Books by Pierre Verger.

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