Se garimpeiros estivessem garimpando ouro em seu quintal e contaminando sua única fonte de água com mercúrio, você ainda se decoraria com joias de ouro?


É você?

Precisamos repensar nossa relação com todo o mundo vivo e não mais pensar como consumidores em uma economia, mas reconhecer que somos organismos em um ecossistema.


A floresta amazônica antes do desmatamento

Os povos indígenas utilizam a água dos rios e córregos em seus territórios ancestrais para beber, cozinhar, tomar banho e pescar.


família nativa

A mineração de ouro e outras indústrias extrativas contaminam a água, envenenando as pessoas, a vida selvagem e o solo.


Mineração de ouro contamina terras indígenas com mercúrio

Ajude os povos indígenas, a natureza e a vida selvagem boicotando todos os produtos do desmatamento; ouro, óleo de palma, madeira exótica, soja, carne bovina, etc. !

About Barbara Crane Navarro - Rainforest Art Project

I'm a French artist living near Paris. From 1968 to 1973 I studied at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island, then at the San Francisco Art Institute in San Francisco, California, for my BFA. My work for many decades has been informed and inspired by time spent with indigenous communities. Various study trips devoted to the exploration of techniques and natural pigments took me originally to the Dogon of Mali, West Africa, and subsequently to Yanomami communities in Venezuela and Brazil. Over many years, during the winters, I studied the techniques of traditional Bogolan painting. Hand woven fabric is dyed with boiled bark from the Wolo tree or crushed leaves from other trees, then painted with mud from the Niger river which oxidizes in contact with the dye. Through the Dogon and the Yanomami, my interest in the multiplicity of techniques and supports for aesthetic expression influenced my artistic practice. The voyages to the Amazon Rainforest have informed several series of paintings created while living among the Yanomami. The support used is roughly woven canvas prepared with acrylic medium then textured with a mixture of sand from the river bank and lava. This supple canvas is then rolled and transported on expeditions into the forest. They are then painted using a mixture of acrylic colors and Achiote and Genipap, the vegetal pigments used by the Yanomami for their ritual body paintings and on practical and shamanic implements. My concern for the ongoing devastation of the Amazon Rainforest has inspired my films and installation projects. Since 2005, I've created a perfomance and film project - Fire Sculpture - to bring urgent attention to Rainforest issues. To protest against the continuing destruction, I've publicly set fire to my totemic sculptures. These burning sculptures symbolize the degradation of nature and the annihilation of indigenous cultures that depend on the forest for their survival.
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3 Responses to Se garimpeiros estivessem garimpando ouro em seu quintal e contaminando sua única fonte de água com mercúrio, você ainda se decoraria com joias de ouro?

  1. pflkwy says:

    Sim, desde que desse 75% do valor adquirido pelo garimpeiro, esse é o modelo ocidentalista de explorar as riquezas dos países periféricos. Para as grandes potências o importante é acúmulo de requeza e poder.

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