top of page



    In the distance the boatmen hear the howl. It's the wind. Blows strong in harbinger of warning. The waters of the rivers rise agitatedly and form waves. Vigorous, the banzeiro asks for passage. In a rhythmic ballet, the natural phenomenon characteristic of the rivers of the Amazon region displays its choreography. The sinuous language invokes respect for nature and keeps legends cultivated in the orality of indigenous and riverside communities. In the belief of the Tukano tribe, humanity was generated in the Milk Lake, the maternal womb of all peoples. The “Gente Peixe” arrived aboard the snake-canoe navigating the Negro and Amazon rivers. Some say that it - zigzagging submerged - is the cause of the banzeiro, inspiration for the eponymous table of organic essence. The structure swirls in intricate lines and overflows with movement. The poetry of the coming and going of the water shapes the wood and shapes the sculptural posture. “Nothing curumim shouts the fisherman Vaqueiro do Boi Tupi Your canoe flooded It was a banzeiro formed by the big snake I saw it, who brought me to the bed of the river It was the tucuxi boto” (Bené Siqueira)

    *Glass top not included

    **Base measurements only

    • Dimensões:

      295 cm de comprimento x 151 cm de largura x 75 cm de altura

    bottom of page