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Eternal return

"Eternal return", this is the situation that the pandemic imposes to the native people from the Amazon, who have faced and face lethal diseases throughout their long history of resistance. This series of collages, with mixed technique, spot light the issues of tropical diseases and the indigenous genocide, unfolding the connections between the emergence of epidemics and rampant deforestation in the Amazon.

 

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Moara Tupinambá is a visual activist, born in Maery Tupinambá (Belém do Pará). Her ascendants are native tapajowaras, from the community of Cucurunã  and  Boim  (Tupinambá). Her poetics runs through cartography of memory, identity, ancestry, indigenous resistance and anticolonial thought.

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