Victoria sobre el sol (Victory Over The Sun) 2017
Photo and video documentation

Titled after an avant-garde Cubo-Futurist opera staged in Russia in 1913, where a pair of ''Futurist Strongmen'' wearing cardboard armor, step into the future and proclaim, ''All's well that begins well and has no end/the world will perish but there is no end to us!''. This note of triumph amid revolutionary fervor, plays out into the work, using a single mirror to reflect the squelching sun rays on to Guatemala's coat of arms on the national flag and on the facade of 3 Palaces (Palacio Nacional, Palacio de Comunicaciones, Palacio de la Policía Nacional) in Guatemala City, built during Jorge Ubico Castañeda's presidency (1931-1944), mostly by indigenous laborers who could not prove to have served their landlords and forced under the "Law Against Vagrancy" for which they were sent to work without pay.

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Victoria sobre el sol (Victory Over The Sun) 2017 
Photo Credit: Pablo López