Theyyam, applying body make-up, Kannur, Kerala, India - Stock image
India, Kerala, Ceremonial Make-Up, Community, Concepts
'Kannur, India - December 11, 2011: a photograph of a Theyyam performer with facial and body make-up. Also in the photograph is a second person applying the make-up to the performer's stomach. This photograph was photographed in the temple area of Thottada village which is some 10kms from the larger town/city of Kannur in northern Kerala, India. The photograph was taken during the Theyyam season which extends from December to April annually.'