Roberto da Silva, 53, from the northwestern Brazilian state of Pernambuco, is known as Lagartão, the big lizard. For the past fifteen years, he has collected recyclable materials from the bed of the Tietê River, navigating the polluted waters near the Pirapora de Bom Jesus dam. The series Oferenda (Offering), by the collective Trëma, presents a few of the objects that Lagartão has “caught.”
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