Oshun is one of the most beloved Yoruba deities. When respected and properly invoked, she holds the keys to love, success, and pregnancy.
Pictures of the annual festival that honors Iemanjá, the most popular deity in the Candomblé and Umbanda religions.
"I wanted to portray the sense of pressure building and ceremony that comes with change."
Cristina de Middel's haunting and beautiful photographic interpretation of 'My Life in the Bush of Ghosts' mixes fiction and photojournalism.
Oyotunji is an unlikely outpost of the Yoruba religion, a place where people can live lives devoted to worshipping their ancestors and honoring their culture.
We Skyped with Ibeyi, the French-Cuban Twin Sisters Turning Their Heritage into the Sound of the Future
Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé Díaz are the daughters of a member of the Buena Vista Social Club, but their musical roots go all the way back to their distant Yoruba ancestors.
2D and 3D animations merge with good old fashioned post-production to create this dark, gloomy world.