• @Ashyr@sh.itjust.works
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    44 months ago

    It seems laden with meaning, but I have no idea what any of it means.

    Are the masks because they’re hiding their identities or a response to cultural expectations?

    Are they knitting rainbows as a queer symbol or are they literally creating the rainbows for the world upon which they kneel?

    • FiveOPA
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      4 months ago

      They’re hiding their identities as a cultural norm, but it’s difficult to explain unless you’re already familiar with the Zapatistas. Here’s an excerpt of a documentary this mural was featured in – still looking for the full video online.