A project developed by students in the first semester at the School of Communication, Media and Information at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV ECMI) was selected for the Amazônia de Pé initiative. The undergraduate students conducted a world-building project based o 3D virtual rooms to simulate Yanomami lands before the arrival of the indigenous peoples.
The project ‘Yanomami Peoples: An immersive experience of rewound history’ will be presented on September 5 starting at 3:30pm in auditorium 418 of the FGV Headquarters Building. The presentation of the project, together with an interactive experience with a VR set, will happen at 3:30pm, followed by a Cine Debate about the topic at 5pm. Follow the link to register. This student initiative seeks to take participants on a virtual reality journey through natural species of the flora in the region occupied by the Yanomami peoples.
The Amazônia de Pé initiative selected university projects to participate in a national movement day for the protection of the forests and people of the Amazon. On September 5, more than 50 universities will organize actions to raise awareness about the topic. In addition, there are hundreds of organizations throughout Brazil, both on social media and in the streets, seeking to raise awareness in the population about the importance of preserving the Amazon Rainforest.