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Art - the heart of Mozambique

Art - the heart of Mozambique Art - the heart of Mozambique Art - the heart of Mozambique

The northern region of Mozambique is famous for its crafts, the more important being the world famous ebony sculptures produced by the Makonde people.

Artwork in Mozambique

The Makonde people of Mozambique artwork  depicts their love for beauty and exceptional aesthetic feeling, present on their everyday life: Ceramic pots with geometrical designs and inscriptions, medicine and coffee holders, pipes, drums, or the famous Facial and Elmo Masks used on the initial rites dance called Mapiko,  the Shetanis - based on the cult of spirits - and the Ujamaa - trees of life or geological trees – tree trunks sculpted all around in “bas relief” with human figures embracing each other, expressing their inner feelings.

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