Alexandre Farto, also known under the name Vhils, ist portugiesischer StreetArt-Künstler und war in Brasilien unterwegs, in order to implement his socially critical project against globalization. It is in this case to the primitive people of the Guarani and their resettlement by the government. Dieses Projekt soll diese fast vergessene Aktion wieder in die kollektive Erinnerung zurückrufen.

We are all products of the chaos that surrounds us,” says Portuguese street artist Alexandre Farto – aka Vhils – in André Santos’s film, which documents the indigenous village of Araçaí, Brazil, Where 90 Guaraní people were moved by the government at the turn of this century, displacing them from their ancestral lands. Immortalizing these forgotten people, Farto carves their portraits onto buildings and the doors of their homes – mixing indigenous and new techniques – giving them the voice and dignity they have been denied.

Vielfalt ist gut für die Weltgemeinschaft und das soll im Vordergrund stehen – as Alexandre had again unmistakably jackhammer-style, faces of 90 umgesiedelten Menschen an die Hauswände und Türen gezaubert. class action, as always implemented grandiose. Nowness has to a small, featured mini documentary of scarce 6 Customised minutes. Natürlich auch die altbekannte Art wie Vhils durch Destruktion neue Ansichten bzw. Portraits creates.

I believe that art has the power to bring these issues to the fore and perhaps create Change, as both the government and the media seem to ignore their plight,” says Farto, who recently created the hypnotic music Video for U2’s “Raised by Wolves.” “Indigenous communities around the world are struggling to maintain their LOCAL heritage and keep customs alive in face of this overwhelming model of development that is leaving them behind.

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Wheels : Incision - The street artist artist's ode to Brazil's forgotten community, the Guaraní