Images from Gagá & Vudú 1990-1993, by Puerto Rican photographer Héctor Méndez Caratini.

These images are part of an anthropological research [project] illustrating the book Gagá & Vudú en la República Dominicana by José Francisco Alegría-Pons. Gagá is the name given to the [Vodou] sect of Rará in the Dominican Republic. Gagás are organized in a hierarchical order and constitute a social—religious society in the sugar cane plantations.