Priscilla Monge: ambiguity/polysemy

Author: Virginia Pérez-Ratton

Publication year: 1999



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Priscilla Monge has dared to articulate a discourse around the ambiguity of Costa Rican society, from which she herself is not excluded. She constantly returns to sports iconography and to the notion of play; these are metaphors of strange rules regulating a subtly coercive coexistence in Costa Rica. This catalogue is a record of Monge’s work presented in the collective exhibition Women in the Arts, at the National Fine Arts Museum in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, in 1999.

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