Surma girls from Ethiopia paint their faces and bodies with a mixture of chalk and water from the riverbank, highlighting their designs with red ocher paint made from pulverized rock containing iron ore. During the courtship season, their innovative face and body patterns are designed to attract the opposite sex. 1987

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C-Print: Chromira Digital Archive Prints on Fuji Crystal Archive paper, hand-signed by the artists, Print Sheets Sizes are listed, Prints are unmatted/unmounted.

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