WorldCat Identities

Almega Projects (Firm)

Overview
Works: 6 works in 13 publications in 2 languages and 1,322 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Classifications: TR647.M86, 709.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Almega Projects (Firm)
Waste land by Lucy Walker ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brooklyn based artist Vik Muniz grew up poor in Brazil. This film follows him as he returns to Rio de Janeiro, specifically to Jardim Gramacho, or "Garbage Garden." The world's largest landfill, it receives 7,000 tons daily, an astonishing 70% of all Rio's garbage. "We are not pickers of garbage; we are pickers of recyclable materials," says Tião, a catadore, or trash picker who thinks of himself and his fellows as environmentalists. The pickers have a union, which has built a recycling center, medical clinic, day care and skills-training centers, and community lending library of discarded books for their members. Muniz photographs a number of the pickers, reworks the photographs with garbage, and auctions several in London. Believing in the transformative power of art, Muniz donates the proceeds to the pickers who posed, in recognition of their lives, in honor of the dignity of their work
A man's story ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles Ozwald Boateng, the first black tailor, as well as the youngest, to set up shop on London's Savile Row. Follows Boateng over a twelve-year period during which he achieves preeminent status in the world of men's high fashion
Waste land de la poubelle au musée ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Pendant 3 ans Waste Land suit l'artiste brésilien Vik Muniz de Brooklyn à Jardim Gramacho en banlieue de Rio de Janeiro. Dans la plus vaste décharge du monde, il retrouve son Brésil natal pour un projet artistique inédit : photographier les "catadores" les ramasseurs de déchets recyclables dans des mises en scène composées d'objets et matériaux rescapés des poubelles ..."
Waste land Waste land : un documentaire sur l'art ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Top-selling contemporary artist Vik Muniz takes viewers on an emotional journey to the world's largest landfill of the day, Jardim Gramacho. Here the catadores, who number in the thousands, work under the hot sun collecting recyclable materials such as bottles, plastic, and metal to be sold to wholesalers. Muniz invites the catadores to add refuse to his art, photographing the work from overhead. The finished artwork will then be on display in museums and auctions around the world
Lixo extraordinário [documentário] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Portuguese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Top-selling contemporary artist Vik Muniz takes viewers on an emotional journey to the world's largest landfill of the day, Jardim Gramacho. Here the catadores, who number in the thousands, work under the hot sun collecting recyclable materials such as bottles, plastic, and metal to be sold to wholesalers. Muniz invites the catadores to add refuse to his art, photographing the work from overhead. The finished artwork will then be on display in museums and auctions around the world
Waste land un documentaire sur l'art ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Top-selling contemporary artist Vik Muniz takes viewers on an emotional journey to the world's largest landfill of the day, Jardim Gramacho. Here the catadores, who number in the thousands, work under the hot sun collecting recyclable materials such as bottles, plastic, and metal to be sold to wholesalers. Muniz invites the catadores to add refuse to his art, photographing the work from overhead. The finished artwork will then be on display in museums and auctions around the world
 
Audience Level
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.10 for Waste land ... to 0.92 for Lixo extra ...)
Languages
English (12)
Portuguese (1)