Dancing Goats

Dancing Goats

Collage media / Photography

Terrain vague _ c.a.l.m.
Kunstverein Wagenhalle Stuttgart 2020

The concept is based on the resuscitation of goats that used their hair to build Kukeri costume in Bulgaria. By this construction and the shape that created in the pictures. The goat appears as a dancer and a living element. Kukeri is a folkloric rite for Bulgarians from ancient times and is still used until now for a cultural purpose related to the Bulgarian immaterial identity. The Kukeri tradition is one of the richest Bulgarian traditions in terms of both formal and symbolic aspects. He descends from the past pagan beliefs of the Bulgarian people and is associated with the human being’s pursuit of influence on nature by means of magic and superpowers. Through this construction and form created in the images. The goat appears as a dancer and a living element.

©Bahzad Sulaiman
©Bahzad Sulaiman
©Bahzad Sulaiman
©Bahzad Sulaiman
©Bahzad Sulaiman

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