Tighten the Drums: Self-Decoration Among the Enga

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Tighten the Drums: Self-Decoration Among the Enga

1983
44 mins

In the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea, the Enga people have developed the art of body decoration as a visual language. Using earth paints, tree oils, bird plumes, human hair, and a variety of plants, the Enga turn the...

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Director
Chris Owen