“We will not die quietly” she warned the Shell board at the AGM last year as one of four Shell Must Fall Coalition speakers. As filmmaker, poet, speaker, activist, trainer and singer songwriter Chihiro has been active in the climate movement for over a decade. Participant in Code Rood and Fossil Free Culture (filming), coordinator for Greenpeace (2019), campaign manager for the municipality elections for Amsterdam BIJ1 (2018), cofounder of Climate Liberation Bloc (2017) and the decolonial foundation Aralez (2020). Chihiro is dedicated to restore and restory our relationship with earth and each other.
She recently contributed to the climate activism book ‘Nu het nog kan’ with an article ‘Climate crisis is a colonial crisis” and the nY publication ‘Rape enters the scene’ with an article on Climate and sexual abuse. Her climate justice feature filmed in Bolivia Radical Friends played festivals in the Americas and Europe winning two jury awards. Chihiro is happiest when making music with others, example Shell Must Fall song, and retrieving erased history and relearning other ways of being that have been and are threatened by colonialism. She is currently writing an Indigenous futurist screenplay in which she gets to produce a radical alternative vision for society.