Naming the Disappeared, Raising the Dead

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Written by Doris Salcedo 25 May 2020

“The silencing of victims of political violence — the reduction of those who have suffered to lamentation and weeping — demonstrates its worst consequence: its paralyzing power...art matters because it articulates and materializes painful experiences into images that are capable of breaking that hold” (Doris Salcedo, 2020).

Publisher: NYT

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Categories: Inequality, Authoritarianism