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Aboutface Live Presents - Los Bosquesinos (People of the Forests)

Upcoming Album to be composed and released TBA 2024

An inter-cultural collaboration with the indigenous Wampis
community in Peru: exploring the evocative aural terrain of the
Rainforest and the traditional songs of the Wampis.

Full project description at the bottom of the page, along with associative thesis: 'The Nature-Culture-Climate Continuum:Intercultural collaboration as an effective method to influence anthropogenic behavior in a time of global climate crisis.'

In collaboration with charity Size of Wales

Field recordings captured in the Amazonas rainforest, in collaboration the Wampis community, Wampis territory, Peru.

Featuring sacred Nampet songs by Elizabeth Huampankit Najamtai:

Wancha (Fish)

Kutuir (Bird)

Pinchichi (Monkey)

And songs by Fernando Ijisam Tsakim and Edilberto Ijisam Tello:

Manchi (Insect)

Afaninga (Snake/Serpent)

Additional percussion and music by Guayabita:

Fernando Ijisam Tsakim, Edilberto Ijisam Tello, Larry Tello Huampankit, Jose Luis Cahuata Pipa, Tedy Tello Cahuata, Heyner Tello Cahuata, Eli Artista Antonio, Never Tello Huampankit

Live Performance at Freerotation 9th July 2018.

Collaborators and support:
Carlos ‘Canti’ Saldana – Peruvian musician from Lokandes -

Shapiom Noningo Sesen of the indigenous Wampis Nation, Peru.


Dr Barley Norton - Goldsmiths University

Dr Fiorella Montero Diaz - Keele University

Forest Peoples Program

The London College of Communication (UAL) 


Freerotation electronic audio/visual music festival

NTS Radio

Many thanks to: Dannii Guest, London college of Communication International team

and LCC Photography/Lens based Technology.

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