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Amazônia Ocupada: Exhibit Opening and Presentation by João Farkas at The Latin American Library

Uptown Campus


Howard-Tilton Memorial Library


4th floor

Please join us for an exhibit opening and talk titled Amazônia Ocupada featuring photographs by João Farkas.
Amazônia Ocupada features the work of Brazilian photographer João Farkas, who documented the mass migration of workers from throughout Brazil who came to the Amazon basin in the 1980s and 1990s to try their luck in gold mining, logging and cattle ranching, often with devastating effects on the environment and the indigenous peoples of the region. The exhibit also includes rare books, maps, and other material from the special collections of The Latin American Library tracing...


Open to:
Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

For more information contact: Madeline White via email to or by phone at 5048655681