Travel Agent Getting Face Painted as a Mask
Kaminabit, Middle Sepik, Papua New Guinea
In Kaminabit, an artist paints the face of a tourist. She chose the spirit mask that hangs over the table. Iatmul villagers are considered the best artists of the Middle Sepik River of Eastern Papua New Guinea. Typically, the masks are painted with black charcoal and white and orange clays.