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Apr, 2015

Rodigro Imaz in Mexico // The Future is Unwritten at the Venice Biennale

Rodrigo Imaz, Missing ID, 2014, Incinerated Voter ID on Canvas

Mexico // The Future is Unwritten
Curated by Octavio Avendaño Trujillo, Iñaki Herranz, Bárbara Perea, and Ariadna Ramonetti
Palazzo Cini, Venice, Italy
August 28, 2015
56Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte di Venezia

“Missing ID” (2014) Incinerated Voter ID on Canvas

The “war on drugs” in Mexico has brought thousands of missing and murdered citizens. In september of 2014 43 students were kidnapped by the police and according to the authorities were burned. Voter IDs beside human remains has become a recurring image in clandestine mass graves around the country. The Voter ID is the main identity document in Mexico, despite repeated electoral fraud and the lack of credibility of the democratic system.

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