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Dirty Wars, Disappearance and Memory: Mexican Culture and Activism as seen by HIJOS
Date Monday October 19
Time 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Details
California Institute of Integral Studies,
1453 Mission Street, Room 306
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorStuart
Emailstuart [at] mexicosolidarity.org
Phone773 583 7728
(English below)

Política, Arte y Desaparecidos: Presentación de Edith López Ovalle

Edith López Ovalle es una artista de 25 años y miembra de Hijos por la Identidad y la Justicia contra el Olvido y el Silencio (HIJOS) en donde participa con el Comité de Arte y Política. HIJOS participa en La Otra Campaña en asuntos de derechos humanos, en particular sobre la desaparición y asesinato de l@s luchadores sociales. Los padres de la mayoría de los miembros de HIJOS fueron presos políticos y muchos fueron asesinados o desaparecidos en los años 1960s, 1970s y 1980s. Para más información sobre HIJOS ver su página web: http://www.hijosmexico.org/ y este link: http://www.mexicosolidarity.org/sites/default/files/QUE%20ES%20H.I.J.O.S..pdf

Y para ver el trabajo artístico de Edith ver este link: http://www.mexicosolidarity.org/sites/default/files/EdithLopez%20Ovalle%20CarpetaGrafica2009.pdf

La presentacion sera en español con traduccion en ingles.

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Edith López Ovalle is a 25-year-old artist and a member of Hijos por la Identidad y la Justicia contra el Olvido y el Silencio (HIJOS) where she Works with the Committee on Art and Politics. HIJOS is a member of the Zapatista's Otra Campaña and works around questions of human rights, particularly the death and disappearance of social actors. The parents of most of the members of HIJOS were political prisoners, and many were killed or disappeared in the 60s, 70s and 80s.

For more information on HIJOS, see their website
(http://www.hijosmexico.org/ ) or this explanation
(http://www.mexicosolidarity.org/sites/default/files/QUE%20ES%20H.I.J.O.S..pdf). Also check out this amazing compilation of Edith's background and work (http://www.mexicosolidarity.org/sites/default/files/EdithLopez%20Ovalle%20CarpetaGrafica2009.pdf).

This event is open to the public and will be given in Spanish with English translation.

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