'Heart of Brazil' An Illustrated talk about the Amazon and its people

16 October 2013, 17:30 - 19:30

Speakers Abstract:

Sue Cunningham has a special interest in Brazil and particularly in indigenous people and the environment -subjects she has been photographing for over twenty years.

During her career Sue has had many exhibitions. Highlights include 'Personal View', Nikon Gallery, London; 'Amazon Values', Kew Gallery, Royal Botanic Gardens, London; 'Amazon', Brazilian Embassy, Paris; 'Viva Amazonia', Natural History Museum, Lisbon; "Heart of Brazil" at Gallery 32, London.

Sue is an Associate of the British Institute of Professional Photography and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

 

Speakers:
Sue Cunningham  
Organised by:
Human Rights Consortium
Event Type:
Seminar
Venue:
Room 349 (3rd floor)
Venue Details:

Senate House, South Block
Malet Street 
London WC1E 7HU 

Description

The primary objective of these talks is to raise awareness of issues affecting tropical forests and their indigenous tribal inhabitants, with an emphasis on their relevance to us - climate change and global warming, human rights and cultural diversity. I have delivered talks at many levels, from primary school to university. Some examples are Claremont Fan and Chigwell schools, the Leeds University International Affairs Forum, the Naval and Military Club and Canning House in London, and the Royal Geographical Society.

The photographs and videos shown during the talks form the basis of a multimedia exhibition which has been staged at the Brazilian Embassy in London, the Memorial of Indigenous Peoples museum in Brasilia, the Caixa Cultural Gallery in Sao Paulo and the Penny Gallery in Kingston upon Thames.

 

You can download the flyer for this event here.

 

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