A priest from the Afro-Brazilian Candomblé cult. He is Italian, became a member of the cult in Brazil and is now known as Ogã Oscar of Oxaguian. In the picture he is dressed entirely in white, seated and wearing shoes as a mark of his rank, surrounded by votive offerings, in a storage room of his house that has been transformed into an altar.
WHITE MAN. OGÃ OSCAR DO OXAGUIAN (2006)
Photograph and written text, forming a single work.
Lambda print, cm 150x100. Edition of 5 + 1 AP
Photography by Piero Ottaviano