„A society is defined not only by what it creates but also by what it refuses to destroy.“
– John C. Sawhill
After staying with the „Huni Kuin“,
a remote community of indigenous people in the brazilian rain forest in 2015, Fernanda Brandao and the movie director Roman Rütten brought the project „Children of the Forgotten“ to life. Since then, Fernanda often went back to visit them. Living together with the native tribe in the middle of the biggest rain forest of the world, she collaborated with renowned photographers over the years.
The collected impressions of this experience are part of this exhibition and will be presented in rare photographs and the same-titled emotional short movie „Children of the Forgotten“, The intention of this project is to inspire people to think about the fundaments of living in consonance with the environment, our needs, ourselves and with that – our future. „Children of the Forgotten“ gives unique insight in the tropical rain forest, its natives, their traditions and habits. Although, with a critical look at their exploitation.
„Told through an artistic and philosophical perspective, our aim is to touch your heart, so your conscious mind learns to listen again. The goal is, to help the indigenous people of our world. Even though they protect the forests for all of us, they are the most unprotected and vunerable humans. After all – we have to remember: we don’t own this land, we belong to it!“ – Fernanda Brandao
With live Musik by Unanuma (André Luis Nascimento, Docho Manta, Janez Moder & Kristijan Gucek). The music that Unanuma performs has roots in Brazilian and spiritual traditional communities. It sends a strong message about ancient topics that have been passed from mouth to ear from generation to generation. These vibrations that are still vibrating in our surroundings try to encourage us to overcome inner and outer boundaries and help us recognize one’s true liberty.
Pablo Cesar Amaringo
Robert Marc Lehmann
Sunday, July 9th 2017, 4pm
Live Music by UNANUMA 5:30 pm
July 12th – November 20th, 2017