Sunday, March 06, 2011

Artistic protest

01. Manifestación 20 enero 2011. Santa Cruz de Tenerife.jpg

Not to detract from the reason for the protest, which was held in Santa Cruz on January 20th – surely necessary in this time of economic crisis, when employers look to save money on wages and by making precarious, short-term employment contracts – for rights and dignity in work, but I was also struck by the beauty of the movement of the flags, captured so artistically by Jose Mesa’s camera.

Photo: by Mataparda

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