By Mattijs van de Port
For over 100 years, writers, artists, anthropologists and travelers have travelled to Bahia, Brazil, looking for the spirit ownership cult referred to as Candomblé. therefore, successive generations of cultists have noticeable a protracted, regular circulation of curious outsiders coming to their temples with notebooks and cameras, questions and inquisitive gazes, or ogling eyes and the wish of inclusion. This learn asks what seduced those outsiders to hunt entry to the Afro-Brazilian non secular universe and, conversely, how did cultists reply to the overpowering curiosity of their creed and to changing into an item of the outsiders’ imaginations.
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