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Author: Lucy Walker; Vik Muniz
Publisher: [Australia] : Hopscotch Entertainment : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment South Pacific, c[2012].
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: Vik Muniz; Vik Muniz
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Walker; Vik Muniz
OCLC Number: 851639783
Language Note: English and Portuguese with English subtitles.
Notes: DVD release of the 2010 documentary.
Credits: Directed by Lucy Walker.
Performer(s): Vik Muniz.
Awards: Sundance Film Festival, Audience Award, Best World Cinema Documentary; Berlin International Film Festival, Amnesty International Film Award; Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, Audience Award, Best Documentary; IDA Awards, Best Documentary; Academy Awards, Nomination for Best Documentary Feature.
Target Audience: RAted: M.
Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : DVD video, sound, colour with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; region 4.
Other Titles: Wasteland.

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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.

Filmed over nearly three years, Waste Land follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world's largest garbage dump, Jardim Gramacho, located on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. There he photographs an eclectic band of catadores - self-designated pickers of recyclable materials.

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