Waste Land


Episode of January 10, 2015

Expired 3.0 47 x
US-based Brazilian artist Vik Muniz returns to his country of birth, to the largest landfill dump in the world in Rio de Janeiro. Over three years, he undertakes a project making giant photographic portraits of the 'catadores' - the pickers who recycle and distribute the rubbish. Through Muniz's encouragement and donation of the works to their cause, the pickers profit from an auction at Sotheby's in London of their portraits. (From Brazil, in English and Portuguese) (Documentary) (Rpt) PG (A) ...