Argentina / Art

Seen in Corrientes

As with all three actual cities that I have been in so far, there is loads of art – traditional and contemporary and formal and informal – all around. Statues and graffiti and murals and busts abound in Corrientes. I really should take better notes.

(See also Beco do Batman in Sao Paolo.)

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Something something religion something AIDS something juxtaposition

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1970s Dirty War; Videla: “Isn’t the World Cup great?” Woman: “Excuse me, but you didn’t happen to see my son?” Look up “Las Madresde la Plaza de Mayo”

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On one of the pillars of the bridge to Resistencia. Stared at this for a while. Corrientes is so far one of the few places where I’ve seen “aborigines” as they are called here represented extensively in both traditional and non-traditional artforms

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A taragüi woman

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Possibly Evita. But how’s that sky


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