Mask from the the Vanuatu Cultural Centre's collection. According to Otago Museum in New Zealand - "In Vanuatu, society was based on a ‘grade system’ that involved advancement through the ranks. This was a lifelong process with spiritual power being attributed according to grade. Generally, only men were included in this grade system that involved the making of and performing with masks."
Over 100 photos of the Rossi and the people who were there 1998-2005 in a beautiful hard back book. A must for anyone who wants to remember the Rossi or reflect on the history of "La Tentation". Click below to preview.