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- n. Plural form of orixa.
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Wagner Pinto presents in Floating new drawings, paintings and silk-screen prints inspired by the act of believe and faith, in different religious and folklore´s concepts materializing imaginary situations, mental impulses and fine energies which are represented by the artist vocabulary which brings out the forces of the nature, "orixas" mythology, "candomble" religious icons and the mistery about the "Ayahuasca" culture.
They were seriously impractical for cooking a dish that involves the staining red palm oil known as dende, but suitable for honoring the father of all orixas.
Somewhere in Brooklyn right now there are African drummers making a cermony for the orixas, and somewhere in the Bronx there are people dancing salsa to rival any samba party.
With a quick explanatory word to a startled Lou, who blanched and warned of dire happenings at New Orleans cemeteries, and the help of Maria Elena’s friends, who understood the matters of Bahia’s capricious orixas, we were off.