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"Celebrating 10 Years Retaking the Struggle for the Land", mural by Elda Broilo, undated (1994?).
This mural by Elda Broilo celebrates the tenth anniversary of the "Retaking of the Struggle for the Land" with a jubilant march of people carrying forward the cross as well as an abundance of foods through a pastoral landscape.

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Murals : Edited by Malcolm McNee. Translation © Else R P Vieira.


November 2002

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Mural Painting
Murals, conceived of and painted collectively, have become important as allegorical representations of the defining themes of state and national level congresses of the MST. They also draw upon and strengthen the symbols of the MST.
Else R P Vieira

See also: The Plastic Arts in the MST: Beauty as a Human Right

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