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Ceremony: Coming of Age

Wednesday April 8, 2020

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1036 Canyon Rd.
Santa Fe, NM 87501
US

See also: Arts Interview

Photographing Mescalero Apache Maidens

Jan Butchofsky’s Ceremony: Coming of Age

Jan Butchofsky at Edition One Gallery where she is currently an artist in residence
Photo by Clarke Condé
Jan Butchofsky’s series Ceremony: Coming of Age documents two Mescalero Apache girls as they are initiated by their community into womanhood. Invited by the family, it is rare to have people from outside the Native community witness this ritual, and rarer still to see photographs of this four-day ceremony. Weekly Alibi sat down with Butchofsky to talk about making pictures, establishing trust and photographing the Mescalero Apache maidens.

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