The vaquita porpoise is the smallest of all cetaceans and is on the verge of extinction. This performance was designed to mourn the 500 vaquitas that we lost in the past 20 years, and to help us heal for this 6th Mass Extinction that is currently underway.
Something alienates us from more meaningful days, even as it clamps down on our delight in life and gratitude for the wonder of nature. Can you guess what it is? Everywhere you go, it’s there, hidden in plain view. It’s carried on airwaves and spilling over the pages of magazines and newspapers.
The Brazil nut comprises only a fraction of the international nut trade, but its impact for the individuals and communities who produce the nut is significant, and perhaps for the Kayapo more than others.