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Amazon-connection Exhibition

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European Parliament

60, rue Wiertz

Room: JAN 3 Q

Brussels, Brussels 1047

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Fern cordially invites you to explore the mysteries of the Amazon forest and meet its peoples at the opening of

Amazon-connection

an exhibition of video, acoustic and photographic art

22nd January 2018 from 18:30h - 20:30h

co-hosted by MEP Maria Noichl, S&D, European Parliament Vice President Heidi Hautala, The Greens/Free Alliance, and MEP Sirpa Pietikainen, EPP.

in the presence of the artists and anthropologist Dr. Stephen Hugh-Jones

Three artists from Brazil, Colombia and Europe offer unique, moving perspectives on the beauty of the Amazon.

Roberta Carvalho is a pioneer in connecting the Brazilian Amazon in urban spaces through video projections.

Bárbara Santos has been working as a visual artist with the Pira Piraná indigenous community in the Colombian Amazon for more than ten years. Together with shaman Reynel Yai Hoa and Dr. Stephen Hugh-Jones, she creates visual and acoustic art work.

Daniel Beltrá, a globally recognised nature photographer and Wildlife Photographer of the Year (2011), presents his new Amazon photo series.

The exhibition is curated by Anke Schlünsen-Rico.

Artwork featured above: Roberta Carvalho “Symbiosis

Drinks and appetisers will be served.

Registration is mandatory. Please present your ID to collect your badge at the EP info center (at the left of the 'Altiero Spinelli' entrance) on 22 January 2018 at 18:00.

For any question on this event please contact Nicole.Polsterer@fern.org.

This event has been made possible with the financial assistance of the European Union, the UK Department for International Development and the Ford Foundation. The opinions given at the event can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union, the UK Government or the Ford Foundation.

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