Designed and produced during the first Hors Pistes workshop in Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, Légendes Urbaines, is a series of masks that tells the story of a new - urban - group mixing traditional and moderns materials and attitudes.
Geometrical bronze pieces designed and produced on site become frames to play with different materials found in markets or traditionally used at the weaving workshop.
Légendes Urbaines consists of eight unique masks.
Alphonse Ouedraogo, bronze workshop
Antoinette Boukougou, weaving workshop
Ilboudou Ablacé, leather workshop
Materials: bronze, different natural fibres, rubber, different ropes
Dimensions: ~30 x ~20 x 35 -100 cm
Pictures by Fabrice Schneider // DBS
HORS PISTES / 2013