The Adventures of Tuco

A major mining incident destroyed an extensive area of the Brazilian rainforest. Tuco's mission is to recover his beloved habitat

In November 2015 a mining dam collapsed in Minas Gerais, resulting in the biggest environmental disaster in the history of Brazil.

This illustration project came as a personal response to this tragic event. It’s about Tuco, a friendly and upbeat toucan, and his daunting journey to save the forest from the calamitous toxic mud.

A year on, the mining company plans to cover over the mess and reopen the mine – more here.

Agency KMK Studio / 2016 Role Concept & Illustration