On February 16,
2008, the Kotchegna
Dance Company presented Kekene II, billed
as An Evening of Ivory Coast Stars), at Columbia
University. New York Cool photographer Angelo
Rivera was on hand and he got these images. Enjoy!
The director of
the company, Vado Diomande, recovered from accidental
anthrax poisoning back in 2006 It is believed
that one of the animal skins he was using to make
his drums was contiminated with anthrax spores.
See this article in the The
Villager for more information.
|Director Vado Diomande
||Director Vado Diomande