The Human Family

Home » architecture » Sya fetish.

Sya fetish.

One of the things I want to use this blog for is discussion of the relationship of architecture and social organization. For now, here is a photo of a fetish in the pre-colonial portion of Bobo-dioulasso taken during my visit there in July of 2010.*

Siya fetish

Fétiche dans le vieux quartier de Bobo-dioulasso.

————

*For more on Sya, see Wettere-Verhasselt, Yola Van. “Bobo-dioulasso: le developpement d’une ville d’Afrique occidentale.” Les Cahiers D’outre-mer 22, no. 85 (1969): 88–94.

Matthew Timothy Bradley

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s