Greek PPC Power Cut Results in Death of Quadriplegic Woman | GreekReporter.com -
A 56-year-old woman died in the area of Chania, Crete, due to a PPC power cut. She had been quadriplegic for 20 years and was living on mechanical support.
Evenk shamaness heating her drum over fire. Photo by A. Slapins, 1975
Heating the drum before use was necessary because the heat tightened the drum skin and changed its pitch. Basically, the shaman used the fire for tuning his/her drum.
(Source: ritual-specialists, via rawforms)
Tin can rattles—East Africa
from the Visual Studies Workshop Lantern Slide Archive
Antonin Gribovsky - La Fin du Carnaval, 1959
Coktails molotov à la Sorbonne, nd
A goup of nuns wearing seven dwarf masks and performing under the large boom microphone. Aug 13, 1955
Photo by Grey Villet
Etienne Jules Marey. A Study of Respiration, 1894.
Cette obscure clarté qui tombe des étoiles. — Corneille, Le Cid (via regardintemporel)
Clarence John Laughlin - The Auto-Eroticists, 1940.
Hand from Michelangelo’s Pieta after the sculpture was vandalized in 1972
VINCENZO CATENA (1470/80-1531)
Salome with the Head of Saint John the Baptist
Philadelphia Museum of Art