About the author Santos Rufino

This morning while drinking a coffe I started to (re)read Santo Rufino ” albums fotográficos e descritivos da colónia de Moçambique” dated 1920. I have never  read such a racist description about cultural encounters in The Indian Ocean! However here we can  find nice pics of analysis about Mozambican fashion at that time. A fashion … Continue reading

Nefertity crown

Frequently capulana dress code dictates a matching headscarf. But on this picture below we a can see a different way of tying a headscarf. This fashion is typical from Gaza. And the technique of doing it is amazing. many steps are necessary to achieve this final result. The result is similar to the crown wearied … Continue reading

Macua Women in Lisbon

                    Is  known that Lisbon has a vibrant African community but for the first time I saw a Macua Woman on the street. The first time I look her was near Bairro Alto, and today I made a closer contact on the periphery of Lisbon ( … Continue reading