Anthropologist : Jean Paul Colleyn (EHESS)
Field assistant : Mengoro Sanogo, Adaman Coulibaly
Sogow : Masquerade.
The “Sogow” are more than just masks. The head is generally of wood, but the body which is animated by dancers hidden within, takes the form of a cloth tent from which emerge animated puppets. These mobile theatres refer to mythological themes and every day life.