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Young boy as Nokondi man

Angelo Chiacchio2018

Ephemera documentary

Ephemera documentary
Paris

This boy is reenacting the legend of the Nokondi man, a ghost who possesses only half of a body. Local men from Papua New Guinea islands believe that painting their body in this fashion helps to scare off their enemies.

Learn more about the tribes of Papua New Guinea.

Details

  • Title: Young boy as Nokondi man
  • Creator: Angelo Chiacchio
  • Date Created: 2018
  • Location Created: Goroka region, Papua New Guinea
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: Angelo Chiacchio
  • Medium: Digital photograph

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