Sierra Leone masquerade

Saturday 16 February 2013,
Great Court
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The Asahi Shimbun Displays

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Live masquerade performance by a London-based all-female Sande initiation society.

This performance uses a Sowei mask to represent an ideal of feminine beauty and marks the opening of The Asashi Shimbun Display Sowei mask: spirit of Sierra Leone in Room 3.

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A dancing sowei in Kenema, Sierra Leone. © Paul Basu, 2007.