The Dogon Land, the living mythology in Mali May 10th 2011 The Dogon are an ethnic group living in the central plateau region of Mali, south of the Niger bend near the city of Bandiagara in the Mopti region. The population numbers between 400,000 and 800,000. The Dogon are best known for their mythology, their mask dances, wooden sculpture and their architecture. The past century has seen significant changes in the social organization, material culture ... read more
Africa » Mali » Dogon Country The Sudanese Republic and Senegal became independent of France in 1960 as the Mali Federation. When Senegal withdrew after only a few months, what formerly made up the Sudanese Republic was renamed Mali. Rule by dictatorship was brought to a close in... ... read more
Michel Piccaya is an independent and freelance travel photographer. Currently based in Brussels from where he works on assignments & personal projects.
As a travel photographer, my studio is the world outside my door and the only equipment I need is a camera and a fervency to look for new horizons. Subject or location does not restrict me, only by an obligation to record the world we see with honesty and compassion. More than just exotic locations and wild adventures, travel photography is about seeing our surroundings with fresh eyes and childlike enthusiasm.
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