The True Story of Omar Tello Benálcazar, The Man Who Planted Trees


04 Nov - 11 Dec 2015, 7:30pm - 12am

Alliance Française de Quito, Quito


Alice Bossut


04 Nov - 11 Dec 2015
7:30pm - 12am


Alliance Française de Quito
Av. Gral. Eloy Alfaro N32-468 y Belgica
Quito,  00000
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This exhibition/installation is part of the cultural programmation of the French Alliance in Quito about the COP21. It's proposal is to valorized in a ludic and artistic way, the incredible work realized by the Ecuadorian Omar Tello Benálcazar who recreated a forest in Puyo at 5 hours drive from the capital, Quito.

« For a human character to reveal truly exceptional qualities, one must have the good fortune to be able to observe its performance over many years. If this performance is devoid of all egoism, if its guiding motive is unparalleled generosity, if it is absolutely certain that there is no thought of recompense and that, in addition, it has left its visible mark upon the earth, then there can be no mistake. » Jean Giono, The Man Who Planted Trees
Translation :

Concept et textes : une idée originale d'Anne Sibran à partir du travail d'Omar Tello Benálcazar
Scénographie et illustrations : Alice Bossut
Vidéos: Diego Mosquera, Ivonne Campoverde
Montage son : Rémy Laurençon
Traduction : Mélanie Bizet
Production : Alliance Française de Quito