In my last two visits to
It’s interesting to point out that these memorials were built by individuals as acts of commemoration. But as they become part of the urban geography they operate shaping memories of thousands of people who pass by these sites of remembrance in
Here were kidnapped active politcal members. Juan Arano, Luis Cervera Novo, Ricardo Gomez and Carmen Roman were persons socially engaged. They were ‘disappeared-detainee’ by the terrorism of state on
Neighborhoods for memory and justice and their relatives.
The following picture shows us the way in which cultural technologies utilized to remember the victims of the dictatorship are still being used to commemorate the death of loved ones under different circumstances. What links both acts of remembering is the fact that these people were murdered by the state embodied in its own army and security forces.
Gustavo Benedetto murdered by the police repression in the popular rebellion on
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