A Flower in the Mouth
The Beauty and the Burden of Carnaval in Pernambuco, Brazil

By Jason Gardner
Foreward by Banning Eyre
Audio Companion compiled by Béco Dranoff
128 pages
Published 2013
Hardcover $45
Printed in Canada
ISBN 978-0-9895342-0-8

 

A Flower in the Mouth is a book by award-winning photographer Jason Gardner, showing the culture, music and rituals of the authentic, folkloric Carnaval festival in Pernambuco, Brazil. The 128 page book contains color and black & white images and interviews of the people shaping this dynamic culture, as well as writing from Jason's experiences. The book includes 9-track audio companion of music from the region, via a limited edition digital-only download card.