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"<a href="https://www.artistsforconservation.org/virtual-exhibit/21298/artist/24033/artwork/fanning-flames-22071">Fanning the Flames</a>" by Leticiaà Legat | Brazil
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Fanning the Flames

Wallhanging by Leticiaà Legat
Dimensions:
14.50cm H x 24.00cm W
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Year Completed:
2020
Subject(s):
Wildfire rainforest Cerrado Amazon Pantanal Wetlands
Original for Sale:
Original Available
Artist will donate 20% to AVE - Veadeiros Institute from sale of this work.
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$650 USD
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Cerrado, Pantanal and Amazon in Brazil, some of the most unique and dear to my heart biomes on Earth, have been constantly burning in recent years, mostly due to criminal flames set by cattle farmers in adjacent farms. While local NGOs, scientists, and native tribes do their best to save the areas, Brazil’s current government not only tolerates, but gives INCENTIVES for this illegal, truly horrifying activity, fanning the flames. In this artwork I tried to depict the beauty of nature along with the horridness of the wildfire scenario. The fan shape also hints to our ever-changing climate.

 

 

Fanning the Flames | Wallhanging by Leticiaà Legat | Artists for Conservation 2022