Published: September 2, 2020

Rising from the ashes of Brazil's Museu Nacional fire

On the evening of Sept. 2, 2018, a fire broke out in the the National Museum of Brazil (Museu Nacional) that devastated the building and destroyed more than 18 million objects and specimens. I wanted to know: as people - individually, and as communities - how do we process and recover from the loss of so much collective history, heritage and knowledge?

This video was filmed on February 25, 2020.