The Resource Waste land

Waste land

Label
Waste land
Title
Waste land
Contributor
Film director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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" -- or self-designated pickers of recyclable materials. Muniz's initial objective was to "paint" the catadores with garbage. However, his collaboration with these inspiring characters as they recreate photographic images of themselves out of garbage reveals both the dignity and despair of the catadores as they begin to re-imagine their lives. Walker (DEVIL'S PLAYGROUND, BLINDSIGHT, COUNTDOWN TO ZERO) has great access to the entire process and, in the end, offers stirring evidence of the transformative power of art and the alchemy of the human spirit
Cataloging source
CaSfKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Arthouse Films in 2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Walker, Lucy
  • João Jardim
  • Harley, Karen
  • Aynsley, Angus
  • Levine, Hank
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
99
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  • Muniz, Vik
  • Trash art
  • Ragpickers
  • Sanitary landfills
  • Waste disposal sites
  • Poor
  • Found objects (Art)
  • Group work in art
  • Art, Modern
  • Refuse and refuse disposal in art
  • Recycling
  • Art, Modern
  • Poor
  • Ragpickers
  • Refuse and refuse disposal in art
  • Sanitary landfills
  • Waste disposal sites
  • Art
  • Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Brazil
  • Great Britain
  • Brazil
Technique
live action
Label
Waste land
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 100 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1196818
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)942851040
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Waste land
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 100 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1196818
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)942851040
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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