“Thank you for granted favor”, the text crowning this mural, represents gratitude as well as great acknowledgement towards those supernatural and heavenly creatures present in latinamerican culture, who see their departed ones and saints as support and communication channels when seeking for an answer to their prayers.
The neverending duality of human race, the permanent fight beetween two internal sides that struggle to prevail and end up forming one whole being in each person, earthly on one side, basic on its needs and passions, and spiritual on the other, the trascendent side which makes us better beings.
A hyper-realistic way of representing an activity which is so typical of every city in the world, where fruits and vegetables are purchased and sold, with a typical character on the main spot offering a bag of products. One of the best representations of what living in Museo a Cielo Abierto en San Miguel is.
One of the most representative native people of Chile, the “Mapuches”, stand out in the center of this mural, personified in the “Machi”, healer and preastess, surrounded by other Chilean mystic figures. The “Onas”, “Aimaras”, and the Easter Island Moais are represented, which draw attention to our origins and beliefs.