The years of lead
Photographer Marcelo Montecino recorded bullet marks in the walls of the palace, while the military monitored the ruins and the frozen faces of passers-by.
“Obra abierta” (Open work) by Hernán Parada goes beyond the two-dimensionality of the image to directly embody it. After the detention and disappearance of his brother in 1974, he performed a series of performances with the mask of his brother’s face. The limbo situation where he finds himself, between life and death, will be the axis of his actions.
Chile 50 years, images of a social transformation
from September 7 to November 24, 202