Articles & Essays


Chile From Within ed. Susan Meiselas: Carmen introduced us to this book of 70 stunning black & white photos of life under the dictatorship. 

The Inferno, A Story of Terror and Survival in Chile by Luz Arce: A member of Allende’s Personal Guards, Arce was detained and tortured after the coup. In order to save her loved ones, Arce agrees to collaborate with the military. she writes this account of her life both inside and outside of Pinochet’s regime and the horrors she witnessed. Each chapter is titled with the name and address of a known torturer. Not for the faint of heart.



The plays of Luis Alfaro

Carmen recommends Alfaro’s work, particularly Temple of Confessions, a performance piece she saw in LA.


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