Kipara Traditional Bodypainting

Traditional Embera Culture: Kipara Bodypainting


Duration: 3:46

Released: September 2018

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“Body painting is born from spirituality”

Film edited by Truman Granwell; filmed by Truman Granwell, Elio Barrigón and Jose Hernandez.

Produced during the youth training workshop in Panama August 2018

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