Stunning images of pagan costumes worn at winter celebrations around the world | Dangerous Minds

Astonishing pictures of century pagan ritual garb from all over Europe

AUSTRIA  Every five years the men of Telfs collect lichen to create Wilder Mann, or Wild Man, costumes for the town’s Carnival festival. Tradition dictates that they nibble on a piece of this lichen before the festivities.

Photograph by Charles Fréger AUSTRIA Every five years the men of Telfs collect lichen to create Wilder Mann, or Wild Man, costumes for the town’s Carnival festival. Tradition dictates that they nibble on a piece of this lichen before the festivities.

20 Mind-Blowing European Pagan Costumes Still Used Today

Straw costume, flaming torch, what could possibly go wrong? century pagan ritual garb from all over Europe

Wild men, Slovenia.   Where did I hear, Slovenia?

Kurenti Kurenti Ptuj - Slovenia Kurent (also known as korant) is the central traditional carnival figure in this part of the world, and the most popular and widespread traditional carnival figure in.

Wilder Mann photographer Charles Fréger book explores ancient traditions of tribal Europe

"Wilder Mann," is a series by photographer Charles Freger, he traveled through 19 European nations to gather pictures of impressive costumes from pagan rituals

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Charles Fréger / wilder Mann serie, 2010 19 Wild Costumes From European Pagan Rituals Still Practiced Today

Stunning images of pagan costumes worn at winter celebrations around the world | Dangerous Minds

Stunning images of pagan costumes worn at winter celebrations around the world

Dark Carnival

In Maeterlinck premiered Blue Bird at Constantin Stanislavski‘s Moscow Art Theatre. Little remains but these stunning cartes de visite.

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French photographer Charles Fréger is in search of adventure — adventures in costumery. For his ongoing Wilder Mann portrait series

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