The Silver and the Cross

The Silver and the Cross

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The installation THE SILVER AND THE CROSS by media artist Harun Farocki examines the 1758 painting 'Depiction of the Cerro Rico and the Imperial City of Potosí' by Gaspar Miguel des Berrío (in the Museo Colonial Charcas de la Universidad San Francisco Xavier, Sucre, Bolivia). Farocki uses the medium of video to dissect the painting and its historical layers. In addition to artistic aspects, Farock