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Attila Lóránt, Yanomami Culture, Child Playing a Game with a Feather. Northern Brazil region, 2005, in "Save the Forest, Save the Culture" at the Gabarron Foundation-Carriage House Center for the Arts, New York
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SAVE THE FOREST, SAVE THE PEOPLE
by Donald Kuspit



Antonio Briceño is a Venezuelan photographer, known for his photographs of Rwandans, and Attila Lóránt is a Hungarian photographer, known for his photographs of the Wappony. Coming from such disparate places, they would seem to have little in common. Yet they are both on a crusade to save what Lóránt calls Disappearing Cultures -- he is the founder of a foundation of that name, and works with National Geographic to further its aims -- and to use Art Works for Change, to refer to the organization that sponsored Briceño’s work.

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