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Toledo and the trinity of death in Mexico: Dia de los Muertos, La Catrina y La Santa Muerte

Fraser, Angus

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Authors

Angus Fraser Angus.Fraser@uwe.ac.uk
Senior Lecturer in Design (Photo Imaging)



Abstract

As part of the British Museum's Day of the Dead season, Angus Fraser was invited to talk about the work of the prominent Mexican artist Francisco Toledo in relation to Angus Fraser's recent publication 'Santa Muerte' More specifically, attention was made to polaroid images Toledo created and how these relate to Death in Mexico and the use of photography to portray it.

Citation

Fraser, A. (2015, November). Toledo and the trinity of death in Mexico: Dia de los Muertos, La Catrina y La Santa Muerte. Presented at Understanding the Day of the Dead, British Museum, London, UK

Presentation Conference Type Lecture
Conference Name Understanding the Day of the Dead
Conference Location British Museum, London, UK
Start Date Nov 2, 2015
End Date Nov 2, 2015
Acceptance Date Nov 2, 2015
Publication Date Nov 2, 2015
Deposit Date Nov 18, 2015
Publicly Available Date Jun 19, 2016
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Keywords death, mexico, photography, toledo, santa muerte
Public URL https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/803748
Publisher URL http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/day_of_the_dead.aspx
Additional Information Title of Conference or Conference Proceedings : Understanding the Day of the Dead

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