Heroes of War: lightboxes representing ribbons, awards and decorations
Héroes de guerra
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[Title, Date]. InSite Archive. MSS 707. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.
"Heroes of War," by Gonzalo Lebrija, is a video installation projected in the auditorium of the San Diego Veterans Museum in Balboa Park. Over a year before, Lebrija began working with veterans at the Veterans Home of California in Chula Vista. Gonzalo's goal was to intervene in the museum space, creating a curatorial discourse that approximates a creative group experience. Gonzalo participated in a number of reunions of former prisoners of war, or POWs. These experiences led him to explore the notion of military paraphernalia and veterans' narratives. Gonzalo filmed a number of individuals while they discussed the public recognition accorded to them and their actions as servicemen in times of war. --inSite_05
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Veterans Museum, Balboa Park (San Diego, Calif.)
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This image was extracted from a DVD-R from the InSite Archive (MSS 707, Box 188, DVD 01)
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Film, Audio, Video and Digital Art
Sculpture and Installations
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