Agüero/ Güero

For the 33rd São Paulo Biennial artist Sofia Borges included masks from the Museo del Barro (PY) in the group show The Infinite History of Things [….]. Tee used images taken of these masks by Borges in her series Mental Plane~Physical Plane. These wooden masks are from the Chiriguana Indigenous people, now known as the Guaraní. The Chiriguanos occupied the foothills between the high Andes and the Altiplano and the flat plains of the Gran Chaco, Bolivia.They were known for their warrior ethos and would fight among themselves as well as with others. Men would wear these wooden masks and costumes depicting ancestors and animal spirits in ceremonies to meet with their ancestors.

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