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New Mural on the Coachella Walls ~ Said Dokins

1:49 PM PST on March 9, 2016

Mexico City based Said Dokins has been painting all over the world the past few years, and the newest one is part of the Coachella Walls project which is curated by Med Sobio of Los Angeles. The theme Coachella Walls is working on this year is "American Women: a Homage to the Women of the Americas".

The artist says this mural is in honor of women who have fought for human rights in Mexico and South America, specifically Dokins has inscribed the names of:

The First Feminist Congress of Yucatan of 19191, the Movement of Women Liberation of the seventies, the fight of Zapatists Women in Chiapas, Comité Eureka of Mexico (Comité Pro-Defensa de Presos, Perseguidos, Desaparecidos y Exilados Políticos), the ANFASEP in Peru (National Association of Families of Kidnapped, Detained and Disappeared of Peru), the collective "Las Comadres" in El Salvador (Comité de Madres Arnulfo Romero), the movement Ladies in White in Cuba (Las damas de blanco), the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo in Argentina (Madres de la Plaza de Mayor), the Mothers of Heroes and Martyrs in Nicaragua (Las madres de héroes y mártires), among other women social fighters in Latin America.

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