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A Siona house, territory of Siona-Zio Baim ethnic group - Ecuador

Fabiano Kueva

IILA - Italo-Latin American Institute - Biennale Arte 2015

IILA - Italo-Latin American Institute - Biennale Arte 2015

FABIANO KUEVA | ECUADOR
1972, Quito, Ecuador. Lives and works in Quito, Ecuador

Without title, 2014, sound installation
Courtesy: the artist

Ethnic group: Siona-Zio Baim
Language: Siona
Speakers: Taita Humberto Piaguaje, Taita Pablo Maniguaje, Taita Sando Piaguaje
Location: Rio Putumayo, Amazonia, Ecuador and Colombia
Recorded in the Commune Siona-Kichwa of San José de Wisuyá, Putumayo Canton, Sucumbios Province, Ecuador
Population: 400

The Zio Baim People, located for thousands of years on the banks of the Putumayo River, bases its vision of the world on the relationship between spirit and territory. Their life and relations – at every level and step – are guided by the sacred Yage plant, whose care and teaching is the responsibility of the Taitas elders of the Zio Baim people.

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  • Title: A Siona house, territory of Siona-Zio Baim ethnic group - Ecuador
  • Creator: Fabiano Kueva
  • Rights: Photo: Fabiano Kueva

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