Gaal D. Cohen
Amate Paper: Genaro Fuentes Trejo
Curator: Joao Rodríguez
Itinerant non-profit photographic exhibition of 11 portraits of inhabitants from
San Pablito Pahuatlán
Each portrait is presented as a diptych.
Each photograph is
printed on Amate paper
that the same community produces.
Paper produced with the same method used over 1600 years of San Pablito’s known existence.
It should be mentioned that San Pablito is the only community in the word today that produces Amate paper as in pre-hispanic times.
DON GENARO, THE AMATE PAPER GUARDIAN
Dedicated to keeping intact the tradition of its production
Each portrait represents a
stage in the cycle of human life
From infancy until old age with a different portyrait every 10 years, allowing a discourse about birth,
death and all the stages inbetween.
ONE MACRO POSTCARD
TWO MACRO POSTCARDS
THREE MACRO POSTCARDS
ONE OF FOUR PICTURES
1 OF 13 SERIES OF 3 PHOTOGRAPHS EACH
ACTIVITIES FOR THE MUSEUMS
WORKSHOP OF AMATE PAPER
"THE AMATL, PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE"
"IF THERE IS LIFE, THERE IS HOPE 11 STEPS OF LIFE"