'an amazing visual publication showing this tribe's magnificent costumes, which are a real fashion statement. Words won't do this book justice: you have to see it for yourself!' - SIR PAUL SMITH, MR PORTER 'These gorgeous images - left me in awe at the beauty of this tribe and their countryside. The portraits exude strength and regality, which is only intensified by their unique costume and stark background.' -BLACK BOX BLOG '[Naughten's] ethereal portraits present pride, strength and a wonderfully unique sense of fashion - jaw-dropping images' -HUFFINGTON POST 'This collection - celebrates not only a way of dress but more importantly, the survival of a culture and sense of identity.' -MONSTERS AND CRITICS 'Naughten's portraits are as majestic as the poeple he photographs, imparting a feeling of beauty nd power that many in the West rarely consider when they think of Africa today.' -LE JOURNAL DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE 'Riveting and evocative photos - Merrell Publishers did an incredible job - lovers of history, art, culture and costume will love this book, but then so would anyone with an eye for gorgeous photography.' -AMOXCALLI
About the Author
JIM NAUGHTEN is an award-winning portrait photographer based in London. He has exhibited his work internationally, and his book Re-enactors was published in 2009.
LUTZ MARTEN is Reader in General and African Linguistics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.