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Danny Zavaleta

Embroidered Tablecloth [Mantel de mesa bordado], 2008

Embroidered cloth, table
590 3/5 × 393 7/10 × 393 7/10 in
1500 × 1000 × 1000 cm
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Museo de Arte de El Salvador (MARTE) and MARTE Contemporary (MARTE-C)
San Salvador
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Danny Zavaleta hired Salvadoran seamstresses to embroider symbols associated with gang violence in …

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Danny Zavaleta hired Salvadoran seamstresses to embroider symbols associated with gang violence in to a tablecloth. As a symbol of domesticity, the tablecloth softens these otherwise harsh objects merging street and home life to echo the complex and troubled integration of gangs in to Salvadoran everyday life—both as …

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About the work
Museo de Arte de El Salvador (MARTE) and MARTE Contemporary (MARTE-C)
San Salvador
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Danny Zavaleta hired Salvadoran seamstresses to embroider symbols associated with gang violence in …

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Danny Zavaleta hired Salvadoran seamstresses to embroider symbols associated with gang violence in to a tablecloth. As a symbol of domesticity, the tablecloth softens these otherwise harsh objects merging street and home life to echo the complex and troubled integration of gangs in to Salvadoran everyday life—both as …

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Danny Zavaleta

Embroidered Tablecloth [Mantel de mesa bordado], 2008

Embroidered cloth, table
590 3/5 × 393 7/10 × 393 7/10 in
1500 × 1000 × 1000 cm