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Saturday, August 7, 2010

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Oaxaca Mexico (1998)

Pictures from the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) festival in Oaxaca Mexico (1998) 


 ABOVE: Various calaveras at a stand outside one of the large cemeteries. 

LEFT: Artist recreating Posada's "La Calavera de la Catrina" outside cemetery at Dia de los Muertos
RIGHT: Calaveras (skeleton puppets and figures) hanging in a Oaxaca market for Day of the Dead.

ABOVE: girls decorating graves for Dia de los Muertos

 ABOVE and BELOW: graves decorated for Dia de los Muertos (that's me standing next on in the bottom right picture)