“KERMIS” is a photo series shot by Henrik Purienne of a Kermis, or “a typical Afrikaner church fundraiser festival” that he once came across. Each photo works as a still life with pops of color emphasizing more so the form and color palette within the photo rather than the subjects or church goers. The series depicts the life within the color of the different foods and objects at these fundraising functions.
According to the photographer, “this was pretty much the highlight of the church year.”
Images courtesy of Henrik Purienne
words PERWANA NAZIF
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