Claudia Andujar crossed the post-war world, from Europe to Brazil. She crossed Brazil, from São Paulo to the Amazon. And entered the forest. She crossed the language barrier, the limits of photography and art. Between salvation ...
The Procomum Institute (IP) is a Brazilian non-profit organization whose mission is to act to recognize, strengthen and protect the commons, create new community arrangements and prevent processes of enclosure by private and state action. It is, therefore, a political mission, based on the belief that the current world asks of us the emergence of a “(trans-local) citizenship based on local action with planetary awareness”. They are a platform-institution that strengthens other organizations. They have been seeking to accomplish this mission through a set of actions that follow three principles: learning how to dream again, choosing who to act with; and lowering the center of gravity.
The forest, the house of protection, and in it the quilombos and the villages, a community of people and plants, animals and spirits.
The Amazon, under genocidal attack, the garden of humanity’s backyard, sown in the black land of Indigenous by the human hand before the colonization of America.
Against monoculture, many cultures-natures. The forest is always made.
In a world that needs regeneration, how do you make a forest?