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Kume Assurini

Overview

A painter, weaver, ceramist, and mother of four children. She was born during a period of traumatic change for her people, the Awaete, during what amounts to an ethnocide against the Indigenous peoples of Brazil. Despite growing up in a traditional family, it was her mother-in-law that awakened in her the importance of strengthening and learning their ancestral culture, whose practices and knowledge must be passed from generation to generation. In this exhibition, the artist, in partnership with...Read more