Turkana. Un mundo que se agota

Art Museo Nacional de Antropología , Retiro Until Sunday June 18 2017 Free
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Turkana. Un mundo que se agota

This exhibition travels to the heart of Africa, to the birthplace of humanity, to Kenya, from the solidarity project Cirugía en Turkana (Surgery in Turkana), which started in 2004 out of an initiative by a group of surgeons in the Ramón y Cajal hospital who set out for Lodwar, where the Turkana people live. This nomadic people have seen their way of life threatened by the devastating consequences of climate change and overexploitation of resources. Lake Turkana, a vital centre of the community, is in danger of drying up. This exhibition shows visitors their way of life, of thinking and feeling, and the strategies that could help them in an environment that is drying up.

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Venue name: Museo Nacional de Antropología
Contact:
Address: Alfonso XII 68
Madrid
28014
Opening hours: Open Tue-Sat 9.30am-8pm; Sun and public holidays 10am-3pm; Mon closed
Transport: Atocha (M: L1)