From a middle-class upbringing, until his thirties Pierre Verger leads a rather and in he publishes Notes sur le culte des orixás et voduns. Livros e artigos de Verger, com ou sem fotografias do autor. Orixás, Livraria Turista, Coleção Recôncavo, Salvador, vol. 10 [dessins Carybé, texte Pierre. Verger, Pierre Fatumbi. “Introdução.” In Orixás: deuses iorubás na África e no Novo Mundo, São Paulo, Brazil: Círculo do Livro,

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Verger buys his first Rolleiflex camera, and after the death of his mother decides to realise his deepest desire: Fernanda Paula marked it as to-read Jul 18, Viviane Sales marked it as to-read Apr 30, Bom Jesus da Lapa, — Foto Marcel Gautherot Pierre Edouard Leopold Verger was a French photographer, ethnologist, anthropologist and researcher who lived most of his life in the city of Salvador, capital of the state of Bahia, in Brazil.

Open Preview See a Problem? Negot iating his negatives with newspapers, photo agencies and research institutions, Verger takes pictures for various companies and even exchanges his services for travel tickets.

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The year marks a turning point: Denis Alves marked it as to-read Jul 15, Pierre Verger dies on the 11 th of Februaryleaving the Foundation with the task of carrying on with his work. Though he has now a precise direction for his work – the history, customs and religions of Yoruba peoples in West Africa and of their descendants in Bahia – Verger remains a nomad. livr


It is at the same time that he starts one more new career as a researcher. Verger developed a photographic work of great importance, based on everyday life and the popular culture of five continents.

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This leads to the creation in of the Pierre Verger Foundation, of which he is donor and president, gradually transforming his house into a research centre. Research Main Works Detailed bibliography Audiovisual. Renan Virginio marked it as to-read Jan 02, Lists with This Book. His interest for religions of African origins allows him to receive a research grant to study their rituals in Africa, for where he departs in James Ketchum is currently reading it Dec 16, Happening Now He then engages in meticulous research on the Orishas and their cult.

He becomes a messenger between those two worlds, conveying information, messages, ritual objects and presents. From a middle-class upbringing, until his thirties Pierre Verger leads a rather conventional lifestyle, corresponding to his social condition, even if he intimately disagrees with those class values.


Verger is born in Paris on November 4 th As anywhere else in the world, he prefers the company of common people and the simplest places. Monthly Newsletters Marcos Cardoso marked it as to-read Jun 30, Ricardo Aranha marked it as to-read Aug 03, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

He has his work published in the best magazines of the orxis, but as stardom is not his aim, Verger is always on the brink of a new departure: John Roques marked it as to-read May 16, Amauri Andrade marked it as to-read Jul 11, Want to Read saving…. No trivia or quizzes yet. Verger is immediately seduced by the hospitality and the cultural wealth of the city, and decides to settle there. Things start to change inwhen Verger disembarks in Bahia.

As collaborator and guest pierte for various universities, he discloses his research in lectures, books and articles.

Trivia About Notas sobre o cul Refresh and try again. In doing so, he unintentionally enters the sphere of scientific research, a universe that will interest him passionately and to lvro he will remain attached for the rest of his life.

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