Mattijs van de Port

Mattijs van de Port is an anthropologist and filmmaker at the University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. His publications include Gypsies, Wars, and Other Instances of the Wild (1998) and Ecstatic Encounters: Bahian Candomblé and the Quest for the Really Real (2011). He is also the director of two documentary films: The Possibility of Spirits (2016) and Knots and Holes: An Essay Film on the Life of Nets (2018).

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Baroque Proliferations

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Baroque Proliferations

This is a wild book. There is no better word to describe it, really. Wild as in unsettling, riveting, sweeping you off your feet. Wild as in roller-coaster ride... More