Archive for the 'Political'

The Symbolism of Hugo Chávez

The death of Hugo Chávez brings a more long term perspective to contemporary Latin American politics. Sure this man wielded a big ego that at times did more harm than good, but his rise in Venezuela marked the beginning of a grand shift...
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Vos Sos Bienvenido, El Graffiti

Another puzzling ad from the conservative mayor of Buenos Aires (other ad here). One would expect the administration responsible for such tight control over the use of city plazas and the presence of homeless people, to be less welcoming...
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Once Libre

As an artist transplanted from New York, I came to Buenos Aires trying to connect with a community of other artists. To collaborate, commiserate, to evolve and hopefully to show work. From my involvement with two related groups, Once...
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Vos sos bienvenido, al infierno

Cartel de Mauricio Macri para jefe de gobierno de la ciudad de Buenos Aires. La traducción de la remera dice “Bienvenidos al Infierno.” This is a photo I snapped of a campaign poster for the re-election of the current mayor...
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Barack Obama & Las Madres

President Brarack Obama mentions “The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo” in his address to the UN. As an example of how much more powerful my birth country is to my adopted country, those few words made headlines here and were also...
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