On several journeys to Latin America, from Mexico to Chile, Valentin Jaquet assembled a collection of precious folk-art objects which he then had packed and shipped to Switzerland. These works embody the joys and fears, as well as the dreams and hopes of numerous Latin Americans. Many of the traditional crafts are vanishing today, and with them old magical and spiritual worlds.
Museum der Kulturen Basel
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