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Joel Biroco

“Zobop Passport”

Watercolour and Indian ink., 8x11 in., April 11, 2001.
The Zobop punished people regarded as traitors in the voodoo tradition in Haiti. This painting is inspired by a photograph of a "zobop passport", a pseudo-document that allowed a person to roam freely without fear of molestation. Further details pp 195-96 in KAOS 14.