Décimas: autobiografía en versos chilenos. Front Cover. Violeta Parra. Universidad Católica de Chile, – Chilean poetry – pages. Title, Décimas: autobiografías en verso. Author, Violeta Parra. Publisher, Sudamericana, Length, pages. Export Citation, BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Get this from a library! Décimas; autobiografía en versos chilenos.. [Violeta Parra].

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. There is a tendency for studies on female artists and writers to have a disproportionate focus on their biography rather than their work.

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Consequently, the narrative that would circulate regarding Parra and her art, and its classification as naive, folk and authentic, was constructed and performed by Parra herself. Violeta se fue a los cielos. Get to Know Us. In June of the same year she travelled to the Festival de Juventud in Finland with two of her children, and her work was voleta in the Casa de la Cultura in Helsinki.

It is clear that her work is a synthesis of memory and knowledge. She was left with a marquee at the end of a project that she had been involved in and she was given some land on which to erect it. In Parra married Luis Cereceda, to whom she would bear children. This volume unites research on the full range of Parra’s praxis. These extracts were originally published in French in Violeta Parra, la guitare indocile: The Parra family also visited Italy, the Soviet Union violetaa France, where they remained for the next couple of years.


The popular art of indigenous people and country folk is slowly becoming lost.

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This was a major accomplishment, since Parra was the first Latin American artist to hold a solo exhibition in the eminent gallery. In Parra began to carry out fieldwork into indigenous, Hispanic and syncretised traditions from disparate areas of Chile, and this research was to inform her own creative output. All artists are united by their creativity, yet each artist works from a unique philosophical perspective.

Duke University Press, Read more Read less. Violeta Parra1 My works contain a simple and happy truth within the sadness in each one of them.

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Rising from the ground, little by little, like a tree, she was nourished by reflection on the ardent ills in the winds of her time. But she also evokes sorrowful and even morose themes: The country experienced waves of turmoil as a succession of presidents battled with strikes and inflation.

A historical, political, religious anthropological and aesthetic frieze of inordinate proportions had its roots in the strings of her guitar; the naive and harsh, but ultimately deep branches of her painting; the delicate happenings of her textile art; and the astonishing pottery made by her hand.

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Ediciones Literatura Americana Reunida,22—3. Favre went to see her on a visit to Chile, the two fell in love and Favre was to live with Parra for three years.


In many ways violet life practice was her work, and at different stages of her trajectory she explored different spaces of investigation and creation. Avant-Garde, Internationalism, and Politics: Editions du Cerf, Universe, Learn more about Amazon Prime. Within this tent, called La Carpa gerso la Reina, Parra created a cultural centre in which she sought to establish a autobigorafia of national identity through performances by folk musicians.

While many studies discuss her compositions individually or as sets, in Chapter 6 Romina Green views her repertoire as a body of work that encompassed her artistic vision.

La Carpa de violleta Reina was a autoboografia centre in which Parra sought to reinvigorate folk traditions and particularly folk song, establishing their position in collective memory through the creation of a space in which the public could come to experience musical performances and folk culture.

As a creator, the range of artistic genres she explored make her work particularly interesting. Parra worked in a number of visual media and exhibited her work in international galleries.

She was confident of the value of her work and pursued her career in this direction. Share your thoughts with other customers.