Pakistan : Punjab Kasur

The town of Kasur ,Punjab celebrates the anniversary of his famous Saint and poet Baba Bulhe Shah

These photographs document the context in which this musical expression (the qawwali) operates, constantly drawing together not only the sacred and the profane, but also the Muslim cultures, especially the Turkish, Persian and central Asian, and the Indian culture. That is why these images show not only a sanctuary next to a fair ground where transvestites ply their trade to an all male public but also the very intimate and never before documented ceremony, the Rang, the culmination of several days of celebration of the death of a saint.