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Hermogenes Peréz del Arce and Chile’s Military Academy: Memory As Salvation
Steve Stern, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, divided Chile’s historical memory into four camps: salvation, persecution, the open wound, and the closed box. Although all four exist …
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The Potency of Memory
Luis Navarro is one of Chile’s most famous human rights photographers. Despite his fame, Navarro lives alone, unable to rid himself of the atrocities he witnessed under Pinochet’s regime.
In memory lore, there are some individuals who never escape the painful memories that haunt them, memories of torture, death and disillusionment. They lead “double lives.” One “surface life” where they go on from day to day as a normal person but underneath they lead a “secret life” hidden from the rest of society. Their secret life is full of unresolved pain, bitterness and anger.