New Papel Picado design for Mexico's Independence Celebration

This Papel Picado piece is designed together with Didier Lebon.
It is specially made as a contemporary craft to be used during the 15 of September, the commemoration of the Mexican Independence from Spain. 
The motif represents a historical moment named "El Grito de Dolores" from Miguel Hidalgo, one of the country's heroes. "de Dolores" stands for the town where he initiated the battle. 

Didier Lebon and Gabriela Sanchez y Sanchez de la Barquera have redesigned this imagery and generated a word-game. Instead of "the shout at Dolores town" it is to be read "The shout of pain".

This piece is a metaphor about the constant violence occurring nowadays in Mexico and the emptiness while searching for a reason to celebrate.  
 

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