Rita Huni Kuin

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Jordão, Brazil, 1994.
Lives and works in Jordão, Brazil.

PIPA Prize 2024 nominee.

Rita Sales Huni Kuin is an artist, activist and mother. A visual artist, self-taught painter and graduate in pedagogy, Rita carries the culture of her people, the Huni Kuin, in her name and her works. The inspirations for his creations come from the mythologies, songs and prayers of his ethnicity. The connection with the ancestry and beliefs of the Huni Kuin makes the artist tell, through different artistic manifestations, how this indigenous people, who live in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, in the state of Acre, see the world, nature and being .

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