From now on, children grow and develop their personalities through political demonstrations. In 2042, schools are opening up to political activity beyond teaching, perhaps indeed they have simply disappeared?
Young people organize themselves to act together and ask questions. With the participation of artist Mabe Bethônico, a group of children mix carnival formats with those borrowed from science fairs for a mineral apotheosis, celebrating their different approaches to the living world of which stones are an integral part: children pay homage to them and busy themselves with their preservation.
We are in 2042, 100 years after the start of industrial extraction from Cauê, in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. As early as 1973, the Cauê mountain began to regret being the world’s largest mining zone.