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#FREE DOWNLOAD ò Cajun Mardi Gras Masks (Folk Art and Artists) ⚾ Every Winter A Handful Of Cajun Louisiana Folk Artists Assembles Unlikely Mixtures Of Material To Shape Masks For Their Cajun Mardi Gras Celebrations They Use Window Screens, Chicken Feathers, Yarn, Hair, Magic Markers, And Hot Glue As They Create Fanciful, Even Bizarre Masks That Will Be Worn Just One Day In The YearSuch Creations Transform Their Wearers Into Wild Revelers Who Move Through The Countryside Singing, Dancing, And Begging For Money And Food As They Generate Merriment, They Climb Trees, Chase Chickens, And Create A General And Playful HavocCajun Mardi Gras Celebrants Are Unlike Their Counterparts In New Orleans, Where Masked Revelers Ride Through The Streets On Floats Or Parade Serenely Through Ballrooms The Masked Country Cajuns Engage In Rousing, Physically Energetic Performances As They Cavort Through The Countryside Out Of Necessity Their Captivating Masks Combine The Ingredients Of Durability, Shock Value, And Allure With Age Old Folk Patterns And Innovations From Contemporary CultureHere Is A Study Of The Cajun Mardi Gras Tradition And Its Manifestation In The Work Of Six Of The Most Creative And Popular Folk Artists In Two Rural Communities Potic Rider And The Moreau And LeBlue Families Represent The Male Maskmaking Traditions Of Basile, Louisiana Suson Launey, Renee Fruge, And Jackie Miller Portray The Female Role In Festivities Held In The Rural Region Of Tee Mamou As The Communities Celebrate, Their Masks Become An Intrinsic Component Of The Annual Rites This Book Introduces The Artists, The Performances, And Processes Of Creating The Fantastical MasksEvery Winter A Handful Of Cajun Louisiana Folk Artists Assembles Unlikely Mixtures Of Material To Shape Masks For Their Cajun Mardi Gras Celebrations They Use Window Screens, Chicken Feathers, Yarn, Hair, Magic Markers, And Hot Glue As They Create Fanciful, Even Bizarre Masks That Will Be Worn Just One Day In The YearSuch Creations Transform Their Wearers Into Wild Revelers Who Move Through The Countryside Singing, Dancing, And Begging For Money And Food As They Generate Merriment, They Climb Trees, Chase Chickens, And Create A General And Playful HavocCajun Mardi Gras Celebrants Are Unlike Their Counterparts In New Orleans, Where Masked Revelers Ride Through The Streets On Floats Or Parade Serenely Through Ballrooms The Masked Country Cajuns Engage In Rousing, Physically Energetic Performances As They Cavort Through The Countryside Out Of Necessity Their Captivating Masks Combine The Ingredients Of Durability, Shock Value, And Allure With Age Old Folk Patterns And Innovations From Contemporary CultureHere Is A Study Of The Cajun Mardi Gras Tradition And Its Manifestation In The Work Of Six Of The Most Creative And Popular Folk Artists In Two Rural Communities Potic Rider And The Moreau And LeBlue Families Represent The Male Maskmaking Traditions Of Basile, Louisiana Suson Launey, Renee Fruge, And Jackie Miller Portray The Female Role In Festivities Held In The Rural Region Of Tee Mamou As The Communities Celebrate, Their Masks Become An Intrinsic Component Of The Annual Rites This Book Introduces The Artists, The Performances, And Processes Of Creating The Fantastical Masks Somewhat dry but informative text regarding Cajun country Mardi Gras celebrations, enlivened by interview quotes, and accompanied by photos of the bizarre folk art masks worn by the revelers Large amount of information on the construction of the masks is included as well. Very interesting book with excellent pictures, but very short and limited in scope Still highly recommended.