An aesthetics of the human: Peru’s Ojo que Llora memorial

  title={An aesthetics of the human: Peru’s Ojo que Llora memorial},
  author={Robin Ad{\`e}le Greeley and Michael R. Orwicz},
  journal={Visual Communication},
  pages={353 - 377}
This article examines the role of an aesthetics of memorialization in symbolic reparations for victims of gross violations of human rights. By looking at the production, aesthetics and reception of the Ojo que Llora (Eye that Cries), a memorial cited as a symbolic reparation by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in the case of Castro Castro v Peru (2006), the authors investigate tensions around concepts of ‘victim’, ‘perpetrator’, and the blurring of the lines between those two categories… 


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