Critical Writing Index

Video In The Villages Exhibition: Through Indian Eyes: You see the world of the other and you look at your own

by Isaac Pinhanta

Video in the Villages: Through Indian Eyes., Apr. 20, 2004, pp. 12-20

Carmo Olinda: Banco do Brasil, 2004

This article is from the exhibition catalogue for the Video in the Villages Exhibition in Carmo Olinda, Brazil. In it, Isaac Pinhanta, a teacher and filmmaker of the Ashaninka tribe, details his history with Video in the Villages workshops, beginning in 1998. He discusses the ways in which video have helped the Ashaninka learn about both their own culture and the cultures of other tribes, framing it as an “instrument of defense.”

ITEM 2004.134 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

In the rainy seasonIssac Pinhanta

ShomõtsiValdeté Pinhanta

Dancing with the dogValdeté Pinhanta