ARTIST FOR THE AMAZON
About Oskar Metsavaht
Academic degree in medicine. Environmental activist. Amazon guardian. Oskar‘s work expresses the theme of preserving the forest, water and the empowerment and protection of the peoples of the forest, as an artist, designer and activist. His constant need for experimentation and a lifestyle in touch with the city, nature and the arts are the main sources of inspiration of his creative process.
Creative Director of OM.art studio, where he hosts his art studio, an exhibition space and the studio for the development and production of art projects. Founder and Creative Director of the Brazilian brand Osklen, recognized as one of the forerunners of the New Luxury concept that strives for the fusion between ethics and aesthetics and advocates conscious fashion through the adoption of sustainable practices. Founder and President of Instituto-e, a non-governmental organization that acts as a hub to promote more sustainable human development through socio-environmental projects. Board member of Inhotim Institute – Contemporary Art Museum, Minas Gerais. Board member of MAM – Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro. UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for culture of peace and sustainability.