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The Sights and Voices of Dispossession: The Fight for the Land and the Emerging Culture of the MST (The Movement of the Landless Rural Workers of Brazil)

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"Occupy, Resist, Produce", mural by Elda Broilo for the Second National Congress, 1990.
Commemorating the MST’s Second National Congress, this mural by Elda Broilo emphasizes the continental dimensions of the popular struggle of the Landless and the movement’s organizing principle that was articulated during this 1990 meeting: "Occupy, Resist, Produce".

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

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November 2002

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OCCUPYRE567

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

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