On 13th of August 2009, round high noon, Davi Kopenawa Yanomami (shaman of the Yanomami), Bruce Albert (anthropologist), Moritz Buechner (video artist/ZKM), Laymert Garcia dos Santos (sociologist), Leandro Lima (video artist), Sergio Pinto (chief coordinator of the musical branch of SESC-Sao Paulo), Roland Quitt (dramaturg), Nora Scheidl (stage – and costume designer), myself as director of part I and II and Nayra (cook) left Boa Vista for Watoriki with 4 Cessna-airplanes. One of the planes went over Totobi (another Yanomami village in the Yanomamy - Territory) to pick up the shamans Levi, Andre, Isaias, who where supposed to be part of the workshop too, that took place in Watoriki on the following days.
Landing at Demini airfield, walking to Watoriki and getting settled.
Yanomami start cutting bamboo for carving flutes asked by Tato Taborda
These flutes will be part of the orchestra of Taborda´ s part of the Opera
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