Uýra is an indigenous artist living in Manaus in the Central Amazon. They are a biologist, with a master in ecology of the Amazon and work as a visual artist and art educator. They worked for six years with scientific research in animal ecology research groups, in the production of articles in behavior & bioacoustics and was part of a global collaboration project to assess impacts of climate change on the lives of amphibians and reptiles. They live in an industrial territory in the middle of the Forest, where they transform into Uýra, a tree that walks, created with organic materials collected in the forest. They participated in forty-nine group exhibitions, nationally and internationally, and presented three solo exhibitions, including at the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro (BR).