AY’A: urban river sources, water rituals and water analysis About Saracura river basin Saracura river basin, image from N. Massafumi and T. Parma project “Micro areas of Environmental Protection – Bixiga river basin / Saracura river source” Urban heat island (UHI) in Bixiga-Bela Vista. Bixiga river basin. Award winning project by N. Massafumi and T. ParmaFor further information: https://www.iabsp.org.br/?concursos=concurso-nacional-ensaios-urbanos-desenhos-para-o-zoneamento-de-sao-paulo-2 Quadrangle where Saracura Quilombo (community of slaved people that had scaped from their masters) was stablished Poster made by Carla Lombardo and Ж/ 1st Salve Saracura Meeting – December 12th 2019 / Saracura river appears as an agent that configures Bixiga’s culture: Bixiga quilombo people, Bixiga waterside people, Bixiga community / Rocha St. and Doutor Seng St. “Saracura river basin”from https://aguasurbanasecologiaspoliticas.wordpress.com/2017/05/03/cidade-de-sao-paulo-tem-mais-de-200-rios-quantos-voce-ve/ Map: part of Bixiga neighborhood / in green letters “Saracura river source” at Garcia Fernandes St. Garcia Fernandes Street, Bixiga neighborhood “Here borns Saracura river” One of the Saracura river sources. Photo from Veja magazine: https://veja.abril.com.br/brasil/tem-um-rio-no-meio-do-caminho/ Performances – Harvest of avocato Map of Saracura river basin / avocados trees artist: Carla Lombardo This painting from Rosangela Borges shows how to harvest fruits with simple tools. Avocado tree picker “Free avocado, who gave it was the square” / picture from internet that shows the abundant harvest of an avocado tree – Saint Jonh cooking festivity Street fair at Cardeal Leme St., above Saracura river runs channelized.