Photo and caption by giordano cipriani
The tribe of the Surma, in the Valley of the Omo of Ethiopia, have developed forms of art with great capacity for artistic expression, and an important social function and ornament. They use everything that nature can offer to adorn their bodies. Using the body paint to accessories such as bracelets, beads, feathers, leather and women use the famous lip-circular plate, a sign of elegance and prestige.
Location: Omo Valley, Ethiopia, Africa