Worldviews: Ritual featured in ON ART AND AESTHETICS

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Krishna Widows – Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh, India  1995

A selection of images from my longterm project about ritual was recently featured on the online arts magazine ON ART AND AESTHETICS.

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© David Katzenstein

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Features Mexico

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children – Oaxaca, Mexico

@EDGEofHUMANITY Magazine features portfolio of photographs from Mexico.

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© David Katzenstein

Edge of Humanity Magazine Features Rituals

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A selection of photographs from Katzenstein’s longterm project World Views: Rituals is being featured in the current issue of the online magazine Edge of Humanity.

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© David Katzenstein

50/50: Indonesia

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When I got the assignment from a magazine to travel to Bali to spend two weeks documenting the culture through its rich history of music and dance I was ecstatic. After a long trip to get there I parked myself in a small guesthouse in Ubud, situated in the upland hills in the center of the island and surrounded by rivers and rice fields, away from the throngs of beach seekers that fly in daily and fill the tourist centers on the south coast. There was a lot to explore and one day I came across this scene of actors preparing for an outdoor midday concert of theatre, music and dance. The crowd was local and the participants were farmers on their lunch break.

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50/50: Argentina, Austria, Bhutan, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, England, France, Germany, Guatemala, Haiti, Hungary, India

50/50: India

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India is a magical place that I have had the opportunity to visit on numerous occasions. My first trip was on assignment for the fashion magazine Mirabella to travel concurrently with the novelist Susanna Moore, and we would both give our impressions of India. We began our journey in the southern city of Cochin and worked our way north. Once we arrived in Delhi I was on my own, so I planned a trip to Agra where the famed Taj Mahal sits majestically on the banks of the Yamura river. On the way I stopped off in the bustling town of Vrindivan, the birthplace of Krishna. While walking down a narrow alley I heard a large group of women chanting and looked for an entrance, following the sounds. I turned into an inner covered courtyard, walking into a scene out of a dream – hundreds of Krishna Widows were following their leader in song.

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50/50: Argentina, Austria, Bhutan, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, England, France, Germany, Guatemala, Haiti, Hungary