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Artistic creation processes in the antioquean Uraba. Not visible Intangible cultural heritage

Author(s): Martha Helena Valencia Restrepo

Journal: CIVILIZAR : Ciencias Sociales y Humanas
ISSN 1657-8953

Volume: 11;
Issue: 21;
Start page: 133;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Art | creator artist | identity | culture | invisibility | patrimony.

In order to understand the subject of the creator artist’s invisibility in the Colombian context of the region of Urabá, Antioquia, it is a must to examine obliquely the social and historic particulars of a sub region located strategically with economic, ethnographic and cultural dynamics, which have emerged from the ongoing fight for a vast and ecologically abundant territory. Withapproximately a 50% of African descent population, a 15% of indigenous population an 35% of “mestizos”, the sub region has created an interesting intercultural view, privileged to have artistic expressions for which its creators are not particularly visualized through the public politics that concern the State of Colombian.
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