No Lugares: magnifico

BORDER ART DIALOGUE

The Beatles once sang “There are places I remember ..” and here in Juarez there are places all over the city which once were full of life and which e hold memories of others times, of past fiestas, past loves, but are now abandoned  often only shells of their former selves.  In an effort to explore these “no lugares” and the issue of memory and, for that matter, what is important in a cityscape, as well as a desire to resuscitate at least in memory these places and the people who live there, a group of artists worked long and hard giving workshops in a variety of artistic disciplines to people in order to let them record, recollect and revive in a certain way these areas which still hold  memories of a time that was.
The fruit of these months of work were on display Friday night at the Centro…

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