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Lucha libre – We are all equal

DKK575,00DKK975,00

Denmark 2012
From the poster series: We are all equal

– The faces of racism revealed

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Sizes: 150 x 100 cm and 100 x 70 cm:
POD · Print on demand

59,4 x 42 cm:
Ink print on Fine Art Hahnemühle Bamboo 290 gsm, natural warm tone. Trimmed, 2 cm border for framing. Signed and sealed by the author. Limited print: 1-50.

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Prices in Euro:
150 x 100 cm: 131 Euro + shipping

100 x 70 cm: 77 Euro + shipping
59,4 x 42 cm: 131 Euro + shipping
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Lucha libre meaning “free fighting” is a term used in Mexico, and other Spanish-speaking countries, for a form of professional wrestling that has developed within those countries. Although the term nowadays refers exclusively to professional wrestling, it was originally used in the same style as the English term “freestyle wrestling”, referring to an amateur wrestling style without the restrictions of Greco-Roman wrestling.
Mexican wrestling is characterized by colorful masks, rapid sequences of holds and maneuvers, as well as “high-flying” maneuvers, some of which have been adopted in the United States. The wearing of masks has developed special significance, and matches are sometimes contested in which the loser must permanently remove his mask, which is a wager with a high degree of weight attached. Tag team wrestling is especially prevalent in lucha libre, particularly matches with three-member teams, called triosFrom the book “We are all equal”, by Finn Nygaard. Author Elsebeth Aasted Schanz, PhD, Manager and curator of the Danish Poster Museum