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Photo- Jimmy Nelson- Tehuanas- Mexico - Homage to Humanity
fine art

Zapotec - Mexico

XXXVII-24 - Exclusively selected Fine art print

Tehuanas, Zapotec | Oaxaca | Mexico, 2017


The Zapotecs were once one of the most important civilizations in the region. Today around a million people belong to this cultural group. Zapotec women in the Istmo de Tehuantepec region are known as Tehuanas. The Tehuana group has a matriarchal structure, and the women are known for their colourful huipil dresses embroidered with flowers. Nowadays these dresses are mainly worn on special occasions such as weddings and festivals.

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Gallery-Art-Jimmy Nelson- Tehuanas- Mexico
Photo- Jimmy Nelson- 4 People
Jimmy Nelson Foundation

With your purchase you support Indigenous communities taking their heritage into the future

With its projects, the Jimmy Nelson Foundation (JNF) is completing the circle Jimmy has started. As cultures are rapidly changing through time, and the world’s cultural diversity is at risk, now is the moment to act. The JNF supports Indigenous communities in preserving and passing on their traditional heritage and knowledge by investing in reciprocity and educational projects.

When you look at people- whether they are the Huli from Papua New Guinea, the Mursi from Ethiopia or even oneself- look beyond and do not judge. Often the truth is far different from what the eye beholds.
Not Wood Frame Art Print- Jimmy Nelson
  • Editions

      Limited to 19

  • frame

      Wallnut wood

  • glass

      Musem glass

  • Sizes

      074 x 062 cm - Edition of 9

      120 x 100 cm - Edition of 6

      170 x 140 cm - Edition of 3

      207 x 170 cm - Edition of 1

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