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Image of Edga Kanaykõ Xakriabá speaking about his work Image of Edga Kanaykõ Xakriabá speaking about his work

In this video, Edgar presents himself as an Indigenous artist from the Xakriabá people in the Brazilian Amazon. These reflections were shared as part of the webinar on Creative engagements on the front lines that was organised ahead of the exhibition launch. For Edgar, art, and specifically photography, can be instruments of struggle and resistance. As an…

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Image of Denilson Baniwa speaking about his work Image of Denilson Baniwa speaking about his work

As part of the webinar on Creative engagements on the front lines that took place in advance of launching the online exhibition and conversation, Denilson shared his experience of doing creative work on different ‘front lines’. He reflects on the challenges of doing art during the COVID-19 pandemic and self-isolation, which has and continues to…

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A song from East Kalimantan "Thursday Action", photo by Aksi kamisan A song from East Kalimantan "Thursday Action", photo by Aksi kamisan

Response Indonesia “East Kalimantan Thursday Action” to “Gendered coal struggles at the margins. Men, women and children miners in Tajikistan” by Negar Elodie Behzadi see the video below. Children do not play in the fieldBut, in the middle of the open-pit  The water’s blue  but  artificialThere has never been a warning signThey are pleased,Coming home…

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Maica Gugolati - Introducing Floating Tropics for Extracting Us Maica Gugolati - Introducing Floating Tropics for Extracting Us

This is a short minutes introduction to Floating Tropics. This video was adapted for presenting her contribution at the Extraction: Tracing the Veins virtual conference co-hosted by the Political Ecology Research Centre (PERC) at Massey University, New Zealand, and Wageningen University in the Netherlands, from June 29 – July 10, 2020. Art work by Maica…

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