‘Colonial Patterns of Erasure’, XR Camp Berlin.

Photo: Katja Voigt, 2019.

As representatives of a Berlin-based BIPoC climate justice collective Paula and I developed a workshop for the Extinction Rebellion camp. The input considered a still operating five-hundred year old mine site in Bolivia, Potosí, that is also a Wak’a Earth being and entity. As a ‘bridge of silver’ that connects Latin America and Europe, we also discussed it as a ‘bridge of bones’ that spans time and space.

Pachamama (1613), Juan de Santa Cruz Pachacuti Yamqui Salcamayhua.

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