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Venice Biennale 3: Regina Jose Galindo

Going above and beyond the call of an artist, Regina Jose Galindo (Guatemala) exhibited these eight small sculptures.

‘Regina asked a dentist in Guatemala to make three openings in her molars, and inlay them with national gold of the highest purity. In Berlin, a German doctor extracted all teh gold fillings from her teeth. Thus, with her own body, Gallindo reincarnates the operation of plundering that characterized the Europe-America relation during the period of conquest and colonization.’

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This entry was posted on August 31, 2011 by in Art and tagged , , , .
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