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Author Grisales, Sandra Patricia Arenas
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Content type Text
Publisher Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
File Format HTM / HTML
Date Created 2013-01-09
Copyright Year ©2012
Language English ♦ Spanish ♦ Portuguese
Subject Domain (in LCC) GN1-890 ♦ HM401-1281
Subject Keyword Memories artifacts ♦ Medellín ♦ Memories underground ♦ Silence ♦ Colombia
Abstract This article exposes the hypothesis that memory artifacts, created to commemorate the victims of armed conflict in Colombia, are an expression of the underground memories and a way of political action in the midst of war. We analyze three cases of creations of memory artifacts in Medellín, Colombia, as forms of suffering, perceiving and resisting the power of armed groups in Medellín. The silence, inherent in these objects, should not be treated as an absence of language, but as another form of expression of memory. Silence is a tactic used to overcome losses and reset everyday life in contexts of protracted violence.
ISSN 20112734
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2012-08-01
e-ISSN 01204807
Journal Universitas Humanística
Volume Number 74
Issue Number 74
Page Count 21
Starting Page 174
Ending Page 194


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