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Folding Monument (Monumento a la revolución de octubre de 1944)

2020

Upcycled cotton canvas, canvas ribbons and thread (variable dimensions)

Installation views: Proyectos Ultravioleta, Guatemala City.

Photos by Margo Porres.

This work is based on a monument located in Guatemala City, built to commemorate the 1944 Revolution, an important event in Guatemalan history which marks the overthrowing of dictator Jorge Ubico and the beginning of the "Democratic spring", led by presidents Juan José Arévalo y Jacobo Árbenz Guzmán.

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