Tejido de los Desaparecidos (Weaving of the Disappeared)
15 1/2 x 21 1/8 in. (39 x 54 cm)
Medium and Support:
Purchased with funds provided by the Art Angels
See the interpretive label written by Luisa Ossa, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Spanish, Department of Global Languages, Literatures, and Perspectives
, for the exhibition Teaching and Learning in the Art Museum: La Salle University Faculty Selections
in the online exhibition HERE
This print incorporates a recontextualized rebozo
(shawl) created after a visit to Guatemala during the 1980’s civil war. It tells the story of the massacres and hope for justice and spiritual reconciliation with those forcibly disappeared.
-Dr. Amalia Mesa Baines, catalog, The Art of Provocation: Ester Hernandez
, Gorman Museum, Native American Studies, UC Davis.