Terra Preta Installation
Valéria Nascimento — 2021
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“Terra Preta” installation examines life, fertility, and the challenges of ancient Amazonian societies in their relationship with nature. It comprises 15 porcelain sculptures representing the regional flora species.

“Terra Preta” (Amazonian Dark Earths; earlier also called “Terra Preta do Indio” or Indian Black Earth) is the local name for specific types of soils in the Brazilian Amazon region.
year
2021
dimensions
15 7/10 × 189 in | 40 × 480 cm
media
Black porcelain installation
sku
VN21TERP
Valéria Nascimento
"My inspiration is drawn mostly from the natural world and porcelain has the smoothness and the malleability that I need to create new shapes, manipulating it to appear in some cases defiantly."
Terra Preta Installation
Valéria Nascimento — 2021
15 7/10 × 189 in | 40 × 480 cm
Black porcelain installation
sku — VN21TERP
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