Ceramica capivara
Why is Serra da Capivara famous for their ceramics? First of all, Serra da Capivara is in the Brazilian state of Piauí. This state is located in the economically poorer, Northeastern region of the country. However, Serra da Capivara is one of the nation’s most renowned archaeological sites where a wealth of ancient rock formations, paintings and artefacts have been...
Where in the world? The Marajoara ceramic art pieces and artifacts are produced in small villages in the margins of the Igarapés, Amazonian streams, from Marajo Island. Marajo Island is actually the largest fluvial marine island in the world. With an area of 40 square km, the Island is located at the mouth of Amazon River, can you imagine how...
TheFOB dreams of a country where all people feel that they belong Belonging is one of the pillars for a healthy society! In our modern-capitalist society, unfortunately not everyone "belongs" as there are problems of isolation such as homelessness, prison, asylums and various degrees of populations being marginalized. Is utopia a scenario where everyone feels like they belong, when everyone...
Gold vibes from grass? YES! Nature is magical and we must value our precious environment to better preserve and care for our only world. Golden grass, or as it's know in Portuguese Capim Dourado, is a natural grass that only grows in Tocantins, in the North region of Brazil. Its scientific name is Syngonanthus Nitens. Golden grass is abundant in a remote...
Wood Marquetry from the Forest People are enchanting when they love what they do! This happy man (pictured) is a master of the amazing ancient art of wood marquetry. Usually creative people that love what they do, make magical pieces that are capable of transferring some of this love to their art, and consequently also to the one who buys it. Everyone...
Female Resistance in the Brazilian Art World Brazil had the pleasure of receiving an exposition from Guerrilla Girls at MASP, a museum in São Paulo. The art was free for the public to see on a specific day, at the beginning of 2018. This act of resistance, occupation of space and education is inspiring. This initiative helped address social inequality issues...

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