Archive of Futures: Ayênan Quinchoa Juajibioy
IN LIGHT OF THE CURRENT LIFE-THREATENING ECOLOGICAL CRISIS, OVERUSE OF RESOURCES, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC INEQUITY, HOW CAN WE ALL SHAPE A MORE JUST AND LIVABLE FUTURE?
Ayênan Quinchoa Juajibioy , Cultural Promoter of the Kamênstá Nation. Putumayo, Colombia, in the context of the OPEN SPACE of the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen.
Ayênan Quinchoa Juajibioy (Tabanok, 1984) is a member of the Kamëstá Indigenous community living in the Putumayo region located in the southwest of Colombia, between the Low Amazon and the High Andes. Quinchoa is a youth leader contributing to Indigenous self-governance through ancestral health and Media initiatives in his community. In 2019, he helped to initiate Ñambi Rimai, the first Pan-Amazon Media Collective for Biocultural Peacebuilding.
ARCHIVE OF THE FUTURES:
The Archive of the Futures is a video archive that gathers the voices of scientists, activists and artists and forms a kind of open archive for the questions and challenges that concern us in the times of the Anthropocene.
The climate crisis and its life-threatening consequences, the excessive waste of resources, the legacy of colonialism, and growing social and economic inequality pose challenges to humanity. How can we confront these? What does it mean to work for a livable future in these times? How can we think and create a fair and livable future? Is the future possible and for whom or what?
The starting point for the video statements are questions that the participants most urgently ask themselves with regard to the future. The questions are intended to provide food for thought about what should be said, questioned and done in the Anthropocene - and about what the future asks us to think.
Conception and realization of the Archive of the Futures: Fiona Schrading and Theresa Dagge.