O Papagaio de Humboldt

Group exhibition at Oi Futuro Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro & at OCA, Parque Ibirapuera, São Paulo, Brazil, 2015, inspired by the parrot found by the researcher Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) who evoked words from the bird’s extinct tribe. The installation features recordings of native Indian languages by different artists, spoken by the native Indians or by the artists, including rare and extinct native Indian languages from South America, curated by Alfons Hug.

Participation with the audio work The encounter with the white man in his time, spoken by Uraan Anderson Suruí in the Paiter Suruí language, a tupi-mondê dialect from Rondônia, Brazil.

OCA, Parque Ibirapuera, São Paulo
Documentation on video:
Visit of the Indian Paiter Suruí at the exhibit at OCA, Parque Ibirapuera, São Paulo

Filmed and edited by Francisca Thome

Oi Futuro Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro
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