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Cambridge Independent: Money dress highlights the destruction of the Amazon


Michelle Darlington, Head of Knowledge Transfer of Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School, is mentioned in this article about an art activism performance organised buy Cambridge-based artist Katherine Hasegawa to raise awareness of the situation at the Orinoco mining arc in the Venezuelan Amazon.

In 2019 Katherine made a folkloric dress from Venezuelan bank notes to raise awareness of the economic crisis in her country. Now, with the help of Michelle, she has made another money dress to highlight ecocide in the Amazon, where illegal gold mines are violently displacing indigenous populations and causing deforestation, the article says.

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