On March 24th, 1976 a military junta deposed former president Isabel Peron and took power of the country of
On December 17th, 1976, Eduardo Raul Germano was abducted at the age of 18 in
In one of the set of photographs displayed in “Ausencias”, entitled The Germano Brothers, the first snapshot was taken in 1969. In this snapshot Gustavo Germano appears on the left, next to his brothers, with his eldest brother at the extreme right. In 2006, Gustavo Germano took the same picture. He is still on the left, standing next to his brothers, but there is an empty space. The eldest brother, Eduardo Raul Germano, is missing.
These are two photo sets of Ausencias:
Gustavo Germano’s phtotography project Ausencias (Absences) was produced by Fundaciò Casa América Catalunya (American House Catalonia Foundation), sponsored by Registro Unico de la Verdad de la Provincia de Entre Ríos (Argentina), Memorial Democràtic (Spain) and Direcció General de la Memòria Democràtica de la Generalitat de Catalunya (Spain) . Ausencias was also supported by the Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (Argentina), Diario Página/12 (Argentina) and the Instituto Ramón Llull (Spain). For more information see www.gustavogermano.com.