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"democracy ≠ kleptocracy"

"give the earth back you human bastards." 





"man is like the vanity his days are like shadow. suck it."


"war to the society. free yourself." 

"you are free. freely slave."

"wake up. demand answers.

i made this series of pictures at universidad arcis where i completed my BA studies. for the past year (or more) the university has been in a major financial crisis. it was all over the news because the academics and other employees where not being paid for over six months due to internal financial problems. universidad arcis was founded in 1982 during the military regime with a strong focus on social and political issues striving in its students the ability to think critically. this university has by no doubt outstanding teachers at least on the area of art but because of its poor management of money and other issues its future is uncertain. you can see the frustration of the students embodied in the deterioration and disrepair of the house of studies. in chile the education is not free and most of the students have to get into debt for big amounts of money to be able to study.

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  1. Tämä on niin surullista. Mutta ymmärrän, että turhautuminen purkautuu tuolla tavalla. En tosiaan muista, että tuollaista olisi ollut siellä kaksi vuotta sitten...ja ei kai ollutkaan. Onneksi ylipisto pysyi pystyssä tähän asti. Mutta hei, ovathan nuo jotkut tosi vaikuttavia.

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    1. se on kyllä tosi rappeutuneessa tilassa. veikkaan, että kuvaa hyvin yliopiston hallinnollista tilaakin. onneksi pysyi tosiaan pystyssä nämä vuodet. toivottavasti löytävät jonkun keinon, jotta voivat jatkaakin.

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