Alexandre Farto, also known under the name Vhils, is Portuguese StreetArt artists and was in Brazil on the go, 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. This project is to recall almost forgotten this action again in the collective memory.
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.
Diversity is good for the world community and should be in the foreground – as Alexandre had again unmistakably jackhammer-style, faces of 90 conjured resettled people in the house walls and doors. class action, as always implemented grandiose. Nowness has to a small, featured mini documentary of scarce 6 Customised minutes. Of course, the familiar way Vhils or by destruction new views. 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.