The Amazon Rainforest and Indigenous Forest Peoples in Peril! –  a series of short films by Barbara Crane Navarro – 2 – « The Fire Sculpture » 2:26

Barbara Crane Navarro


«Fire Performance» burning of one of my totemic sculptures and a traditional Yanomami basket on a sandbank along the Orinoco river in Amazonas, Venezuela – photo: Barbara Crane Navarro

«The Fire Sculpture» alternates scenes of the «Fire Performance» burning of one of my totemic sculptures at Le Chaufferie in St. Maurice, France, with scenes of Yanomami daily life in their forest and village and the «Fire Performance» burning of one of my totemic sculptures and a traditionalYanomami basket on a sandbank along the Orinoco river in Amazonas, Venezuela.

«Fire Performance» burning of one of my totemic sculptures at La Chaufferie in St. Maurice, France – photo: Barbara Crane Navarro

More than wood or canvas, fire is the most essential element of this sculpture. The ephemeral nature of the sculpture and the Yanomami basket reflects the fragility of its subject: oral cultures, immaterial and ancestral on the verge of disappearing…and the…

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