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Amazon connection - Exhibition on 22 January 2018

22/01/2018 from 18:30until 22/01/2018 - 21:30
22 Jan
European Parliament
60, rue Wiertz
Room: JAN Q 3
1050  Bruxelles

You are invited to explore the mysteries of the Amazon forest and meet its peoples at the opening of


an exhibition of video, acoustic and photographic art

22nd January 2018 from 18:30h - 20:30h

in the European Parliament, Room: JAN Q 3.


The art show will be followed by introductory remarks by MEP Maria Noichl, S&D, European Parliament Vice President Heidi Hautala, The Greens/Free Alliance, and MEP Sirpa Pietikainen, EPP,

in the presence of the artists and anthropologist Dr. Stephen Hugh-Jones


Three artists from Brazil, Colombia and Europe offer unique, moving perspectives on the beauty of the Amazon.

  • Roberta Carvalho is a pioneer in connecting the Brazilian Amazon in urban spaces through video projections.
  • Bárbara Santos has been working as a visual artist with the Pira Piraná indigenous community in the Colombian Amazon for more than ten years. Together with shaman Reynel Yai Hoa and Dr. Stephen Hugh-Jones, she creates visual and acoustic art work.
  • Daniel Beltrá, a globally recognised nature photographer and Wildlife Photographer of the Year (2011), presents his new Amazon photo series.

Drinks and appetisers will be served.

Registration is mandatory and closes on 13 January: