‘African mask often represent our cultural values and hold significant and varied traditional meanings’
-New African Women
Polish photographer Bartlomiej Staszowski‘s new editorial ‘Savannah Soul’ for New African Magazine (issue 20) celebrates the intrinsic beauty of African masks.
For the editorial, hair stylist Emmanuel Esteban and make up artist Christine Torres styled models Cherish Afrik and Dorcas Wangui with elaborate hair pieces and artistic tribal face paint to give the illusion of a traditional face mask.
View the images below:
Models – Cherish Afrik & Dorcas Wangui
Hair – Emmanuel Esteban
Make-up – Christne Torres
Stylist – Kimberley Howard
Retouch – Sebastian Bar & Rafa Seoanes