It has been a 12 months since Brazil’s beloved Nationwide Museum was destroyed in an enormous hearth, believed to be brought on by a defective air con unit.
The museum had one of the outstanding collections on the earth – from prized prehistoric skeletons, recordings of extinct indigenous languages, to the throne of a slave King. Brazil’s total historical past ran by way of the Museum.
After it burned down, Beatriz Hörmanseder, a palaeontologist working on the Museum, got here up with a novel method to deal with the trauma of its loss. She obtained a tattoo of the constructing’s facade and arrange a mission the place different college students and employees may do the identical.
Video directed and edited by Luciani Gomes and produced by Maryam Maruf for Museum of Misplaced Objects, a radio and podcast sequence exploring the private affect of cultural heritage destruction.