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Three masks to be left along the sacred route on May Day:

Bark Man (tree bark with natural hole and lichen, stick, button)

Bark Man (tree bark with natural hole and lichen, stick, button)

Poison Child (porcelain doll head, powdered wormwood, aconite leaves, amanita muscaria cap, poppy pods, mandrake root)

Poison Child (porcelain doll head, powdered wormwood, aconite leaves, amanita muscaria cap, poppy pods, mandrake root)

Strange Bird (raccoon skull, plaster, acrylic paint, glass jewel, feathers)

Strange Bird (raccoon skull, plaster, acrylic paint, glass jewel, feathers)

For All Cizarnies

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“Who doesn’t want to run away and join the carnival? In 1937, my grandparents did just that. They only toured for a year, but they left with a special gift that – much later – they passed on to me: the secret language of the carnival folk.”

Step behind the scenes and find out what the rubes don’t know at carnivaltalk.wordpress.com. Signed copies, postcards and prints of the original 1937 photographs here.