By Filipina Storyteller Kimmy Baraoidan (photos and text)
Hugas Dugo is a group of men in the town of Pakil, Laguna who transform from ordinary citizens into faceless flagellants every Good Friday. The group was formed in the ‘80s, and tradition is being kept alive by the younger generation.
Kimmy Baraoidan is fairly new to street and documentary photography and is still on a journey to finding her own distinct voice. She is fascinated by the youth culture, subcultures, and the rock and roll lifestyle. She is also a rock drummer and an aspiring writer. Her website is www.kimmybaraoidan.com.