Alexander Apóstol

La Carta de Jamaica. 2009
(Jamaica Letter)
Video
In a poor neighborhood in Caracas the artist makes young people read from Simon Bolívar's Jamaica Letter in English, the language in which he wrote the letter in 1815 in Kingston. The readings end in an incomprehensible babbling, since the readers don't speak English.

 

© Still: Alexander Apóstol

Exhibition in Belo Horizonte

Presentation of the exhibition "A Carta da Jamaica" at Galeria de Artes Visuais do Oi Futuro in Belo Horizonte, 9 February - 3 April 2011.

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