04
Feb

Amazonía: A Hub of BioCreativity Exhibition Aims to Inspire Conservation Action in the US

In Washington, D.C., the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) unveils ‘Amazonía: A Hub of BioCreativity,’ an exhibition featuring contemporary artists deeply connected to the Amazon Rainforest. This showcase aims to challenge stereotypes, highlighting the urgent need for conservation through art that reflects the artists’ roots, traditions and the inseparable bond between humanity and nature.

A Tapestry of Talent: Artists from the Amazon Basin. The exhibition features the works of seven artists from across the Amazon basin, including Sheroanawe Hakihiiwe (Venezuela), Roberto Huarcaya (Peru), Susana Mejía (Colombia), Gisela Motta & Leandro Lima (Brazil), Uýra (Brazil), and Olinda Silvano (Peru) Their art explores the intricate relationship between humanity and the environment, shedding light on the Amazon’s unparalleled biodiversity and its pivotal role in sustaining life on Earth. Through photographs, installations crafted from jungle materials and immersive audiovisual projections, visitors are transported into the heart of the Amazon, experiencing its wonder through a multisensory journey.

Running until the end of September.