BWA SUN MASKS ARCHIVES

All of these masks have been SOLD. They are left here for reference and educational purposes.

 

Bwa Sun
Mask 1
SOLD

 

Bwa Sun
Mask 2
SOLD

 

Bwa Sun
Mask 11
SOLD

 

Bwa Sun
Mask 12
SOLD

 Bwa Sun
Mask 13
SOLD

 

Bwa Sun
Mask 14
SOLD

 

Bwa Sun
Mask 15
SOLD

 

Bwa Sun
Mask 16
SOLD

 

Bwa Sun
Mask 17
SOLD

 

Bwa Sun
Mask 18
SOLD

 

Bwa Sun
Mask 19
SOLD

 

Bwa Sun
Mask 20
SOLD

 

Bwa Sun
Mask 21
SOLD

 

Bwa Sun
Mask 22
SOLD

 

Bwa
Plank Masks
Catalog

Photographs © Tim Hamill

BWA, SUN MASKS, Burkina Faso

These circular masks were danced to celebrate the farming season. They represent the sun, necessary with rain and the earth for growth. The strongly abstracted patterning shows the influence of Islamic teaching over the centuries.

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