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Milk, Coca Cola & Balut, 1986

Milk, Coca Cola & Balut (1986 documents a tradition from the Philippines: during Holy Week, a crucified girl representing the religious divinity of the Holy Child is fed with milk, Coca Cola and balut (a goose egg incubated for eleven days). The work includes a series of explanations by David Barradas, doctorate in social anthropology from the University of Chicago. The work was part of a video-installation included in the project Barcelona-Filipinas at CARC, Toulouse (1986).

Technical details

Original title:
Milk, Coca Cola & Balut
Registration number:
2891
Artist:
Miralda
Date created:
1986
Date acquired:
1999
Fonds:
MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation
Object type:
Media
Media:
Single-channel video, colour, sound, 18 min
Credits:
MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation
Copyright:
© Antoni Miralda, VEGAP, Barcelona
It has accessibility resources:
No

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