103. Eric O'Connell — Cowboys: East Germany — Texas Folklife

Color photography, video

Cowboys: East Germany examines with portraits, documentary images and film the constructed identities and practices of the American Western Cowboy and "cowboy lifestyle" as taken up and lived by the people of the former East Germany. Developing behind the Berlin Wall, the ideal of Cowboy represents a type of freedom and individualism for East Germans.

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