“The Compassionate Eye: Women Behind the Lens” Palm Beach exhibition

The Compassionate Eye: Women Behind the Lens 11/28/2015 – 12/9/2015 Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher are included in a group exhibition at Holden Luntz Gallery in Palm Beach, FL, along with nine other female photographer luminaries, including Margaret Bourke-White, Ruth … Continue reading

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“African Twilight” work-in-progress

Drawing upon the last fourteen years of their extensive African fieldwork, and driven by the awareness that traditional cultures are changing fast, Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher are working to complete the final two volumes of their ongoing record of … Continue reading

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Spirit Masks of Burkina Faso #1

Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher continued their African fieldwork attending the 2015 Festival of Masks in Burkina Faso, gathering material for new volumes to expand their magnum opus African Ceremonies (2 volumes, Published: Harry N. Abrams, 1999). “The Festival of … Continue reading

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Maasai Olympics 2014: African Warrior Culture in Transition

Angela Fisher and Carol Beckwith are completing their sixteenth book on African Ceremonies. African Twilight will not only feature some of the last great traditional ceremonies in Africa, but will also capture ancient cultures in transition For Carol and Angela, … Continue reading

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Modern Cuba and the diaspora of an ancient African religion

Continuing their lifework of documenting traditional African culture, Carol and Angela traveled to Cuba in 2014 for a fieldwork study of modern Voodoo, a diaspora of a Yoruban religion originally brought from West Africa during the slave trade. “We went … Continue reading

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New Beckwith & Fisher online Dinka exhibtion

Announcing Carol Beckwith’s & Angela Fisher’s exhibition Dinka: Legendary Cattle Keepers of Sudan online @ Google’s Cultural Institute A timely new online exhibition, curated from Beckwith’s & Fisher’s renowned book (“Dinka: Legendary Cattle Keepers of Sudan” published 2010 by Rizzoli) … Continue reading

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Affirmation for Beckwith & Fisher photography of the Dinka people

Recently there has been a great deal of discussion about photography of African cultures in general and the work of Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher in particular, especially their photography of the Dinka people of South Sudan. Here are some … Continue reading

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Gallery Exhibitions on Two Coasts

Continuing through the holiday season, Carol and Angela have ongoing exhibitions of their photographs at two galleries. Holden Luntz Gallery in Palm Beach, Florida is presenting “Portals to the Human Spirit”, featuring Beckwith’s and Fisher’s work along with several other … Continue reading

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African Passion opens at HOPA

California Exhibition Opening   Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher AFRICAN PASSION: Painted Bodies and Beyond at The House of Photographic Art (HOPA)   Opening to benefit the Bowers Museum Thursday, November 14, 2013, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.   View a … Continue reading

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New Google Site Presents African Ceremonies: Passages Exhibition

In their renowned photographic exhibition African Ceremonies: Passages, Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher have recorded the rich texture of ceremonial life in Africa ranging from the naming of babies and the courtship of young adults to displays of royal wealth … Continue reading

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