Miguel Pinheiro is a former scientist, and an award-winning Portuguese artist, who focuses on traditional communities. His stories have been published in Europe, Africa, and Brasil. Recent works include a collaboration with the Chinese artist Wei Wei for his next film. He’s presently developing “Terra Preta?”, a documentary about specific micro-cultures at the Amazon Rainforest. site. www.miguelpinheiro.com :: portfolio. https://www.behance.net/miguelpinheiro
By Miguel Pinheiro, Resilience.org
The awareness of life is based on language, a huge puzzle of meanings that are entangled, and that form a lens through which we perceive the past, the present, the future and the invisible. Here, at the heart of the Amazon Rainforest, along the Xingu River and its main tributary, the Iriri, traces of a missing population are found.