Author Archives: Alyson Templer

Vodou Bottle

ALY TEMPLER BOUTEY VOUDO FOR ERZULIE AND MAMAN BRIGITTE — 2017 Glass bottle, paint, yarn, feathers, plastic jewels and pearls, gold rings, flowers, plastic food and wine bottles This bottle is dedicated to two female Iwa’s in Haitian Voudo. Erzulie is known as the goddess of love, while Maman Brigitte could be seen as the […]

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Spirit Money

For my final project, I decided to take a deeper look at the various forms and uses of “spirit money.” With this I was able to learn the history of this practice, what it is, and all of the different uses it falls under in Chinese customs. Spirit money, or “money for the dead” is […]

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