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INTI’s contemporary Carnival

Chilean INTI‘s murals own an outstanding visual power, due not only to their massive size but even more to their expressive qualities.

Oslo_Treasure_Hunter_2012INTI sums up the many forces underpinning his inspiration with the words ‘syncretism, religion, colours, carnival and resistance’. Taking on board the unavoidable legacy of Muralism in Latin America, INTI interprets it from a new perspective. His visual universe is populated by theatrical and brightly coloured puppet-like characters. Continue reading