This is an Archive of the Animitas that can be found in the suburb of La Florida, in Santiago, Chile. This Blog is also photo-journalistic memoir of the artist's experiences regarding the individual Animitas, the environment in which they stand and the people of these communities.
These Animitas were captured from the months of November 2013 to February 2014, photographed for a project funded by the Municipality of La Florida, Santiago, Chile.
About the ARTISTS:
Julia Chiesa is an Artist from New York, USA. She graduated with Masters degree in Film Making and a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts from the University of Auckland, Elam School of Fine Arts in Auckland, New Zealand.
Daniel Torres Rojas was born and raised in La Florida, Santiago, Chile. He graduated with a Bachelors degree in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Chile.
They are a husband and wife team collecting a piece of the people's History of Santiago.
About the EXHIBITION
A series of photographic works of selected Animita sites will be exhibited from June 7th to the 5th of July in the Suburb of La Florida followed by other exhibitions around Santiago.