A EXPOSIÇÃO ESTÁ ESTENDIDA – “Pas de Cartier!” – Os Yanomami e as árvores – Mineração de ouro e ouro de luxo / COVID-19 disseminada pelos garimpeiros … estendida até 7 de fevereiro 2021 | Barbara Crane Navarro

Shamans from the upper Orinoco region in the Amazon, Venezuela, described to me – oru a wakëxi – the golden smoke in those terms decades before I read David’s words. While dreaming in my hammock in the Yanomami shabono, I saw the totemic sculpture that I would make later on my return to Paris. In another dream, I saw my sculpture burn. I had planned to burn a sculpture publicly in 2003, but I couldn’t find a place to burn one until 2005. I burned seven since: http://www.barbaranavarro.com These fire sculptures symbolize the degradation of nature and the annihilation of indigenous cultures that depend on the forest for their survival. Source: A EXPOSIÇÃO ESTÁ ESTENDIDA – “Pas de Cartier!” – Os Yanomami e as árvores – Mineração de ouro e ouro de luxo / COVID-19 disseminada pelos garimpeiros … estendida até 7 de fevereiro 2021 | Barbara Crane Navarro