By Roger Canals
The present perform of the cult of María Lionza is likely one of the most crucial and but unexplored non secular practices in Venezuela. in keeping with long term fieldwork, this publication explores the function of pictures and visible tradition in the cult. through adopting a relational process, A Goddess in Motion exhibits how the innumerable photos of this goddess-represented as an Indian, white or mestizo woman-move always from gadgets to our bodies, from our bodies to desires, and from the faith area to the paintings international. briefly, this publication is an interesting learn that sheds gentle at the function of visible creativity in modern spiritual manifestations.
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A Goddess in Motion: Visual Creativity in the Cult of MarÃa Lionza (New Directions in Anthropology) by Roger Canals