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Drum-Majorette Photos: ‘Drummies,’ by Alice Mann

Wakiesha Titus and Riley Van Harte, Cape Town, South Africa, 2018.
Photo: Alice Mann

A self-described perfectionist, London-based film photographer Alice Mann spends years at a time creating colorful portraiture essays focused on identity, femininity, and community. “For me, the focus has always been on people. I’ve been completely amazed by [photos of] people. They’re always very magical.”

Perhaps her most magical project to date is the award-winning series “Drummies,” which encapsulates all of the qualities she seeks to represent in her work. The images capture an underrepresented South African subculture: young drum majorettes, or “drummies.” The female-only sport gained

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