1997.21.3.1174

Photographer: Louis Sarno
Date of Photo: 1989
Continent: Africa
Geographical Area: Central Africa
Country: Central African Republic
Region/Place: Kenyé
Cultural Group: Aka
Format: Transparency Colour Mounted
Size: 35 mm
Acquisition: Donated 1997 April 18

Description

A group of men and boys sat in a group on the ground. The man in the centre, Zalogwé, is holding a microphone. In the bottom right of the frame the neck of a geedal (or bow harp), a stringed musical instrument, is visible. The man in the blue shirt, with the geedal in front of him, is Aketé and he was a marvellous geedalist, rivalling Balonyona. In the background two buildings are visible with sloping thatched roofs.