Ancestral Transmission: Xapiri report shines a light on the Matsés people on the Peruvian/Brazilian frontier

Ancestral Transmission is a three-part report which gives an insight into the Matsés people who live in the Javari valley – some of the most remote rainforest in the world on the Peruvian/Brazilian frontier. Produced by Xapiri – an online gallery and shop which supports Amazonian indigenous culture – the report features stunning photography and knowledge of the Matsés people, based on Xapiri’s expedition to these lands in May. The … Continue reading Ancestral Transmission: Xapiri report shines a light on the Matsés people on the Peruvian/Brazilian frontier

Xapiri: Capturing the “spirit” of the Amazon and its communities

Xapiri, an online gallery and shop space, is setting out to spread the “spirit” of the Amazon and its peoples by educating nations further afield on the heritage of these indigenous tribes and their artisan skills. The Amazon is the world’s largest rainforest and the ancestral home to one million Indians. There are approximately 400 tribes with their own language, culture and identity. Through commissioning, … Continue reading Xapiri: Capturing the “spirit” of the Amazon and its communities