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Oscar Figueroa

Oscar Figueroa

Intervención edificio de la UFCo. (Deméritos), 2016

The facade of the old administrative building of the United Fruit Company in Limón was covered with blue bags treated with pesticide similar to those that cover the banana bunches at the plantations.

Established in 1899 the United Fruit Company had in Central America and exceptional laboratory - without any obstacles or surveillance, and enjoying the support of the local governments - to test economical fiscal, labor, environmental practices of a multinational corporation, one of the most influential institutional formations of the present.

© Photo: Oscar Figueroa & David Garrigues

Central American Biennial - Photo Tour

30 August - 30 September 2016, Costa Rica. Title: All the Lives. General curator: Tamara Díaz Bringas; 70 artists and groups. Organizer: Empresarios por el Arte.

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