#12.430.494 is the death certificate code of a tree in São Paulo, Brazil.
The video follows the felling of the tree, a Guapuruvu native tree of the Brazilian Mata Atlantica forest, first in reverse and then in the original sequence. Let us first suggest a reconstruction, reconstitution, a feeling of salvation, relief and serenity. In the second part of the video, however, the tree is progressively cut to create feelings of sadness, anger, sorrow.
#12.430.494 is the cycle of life and death, construction and destruction, dream and reality.
The video is also designed to be projected into an infinite loop, a mantra, losing the sense of beginning and end.